Emergency Management

Responsibilities


Wilson County Emergency Management is the lead coordinator during major emergency and disaster situations. We coordinate resources on the local and state level regarding hazards that may affect the citizens of Wilson County.

Disaster Situations


During major disaster situations, Wilson County Emergency Management work in the County Emergency Operations Center to direct other County agencies while we shelter and feed citizens, gather damage assessment information, and compile that information to work towards various disaster declarations. 

Additional Responsibilities


We also respond to hazardous materials spills, large fires, and any unusual emergency event that occurs in the county. Our role is to obtain and provide specialized resources such as Hazardous Materials Clean-up Teams, Hazardous Materials Response Teams, Specialized Search and Rescue Resources, and any other specialized resource that may be needed on an incident.