The Champaign County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is authorized by Ohio Revised Code to coordinate and administer countywide all-hazards emergency management and disaster preparedness functions for Champaign County and its 19 political subdivisions.
Emergency management is both a system and a process working through four phases:
Where disaster preparedness and public safety related emergency management activities are coordinated to serve and protect the public. Champaign County EMA is concerned with all natural and manmade hazards including international and domestic acts of terrorism and homeland security functions.
The Champaign County EMA delivers programs and performs function involving:
Champaign County has instituted the CodeRED Emergency Notification System - an ultra high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications. This system allows us to telephone all or targeted areas of Champaign County in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Examples include: evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports. Simply click on the CodeRED log below to submit your contact information to the notification database.
We sincerely hope that you will take the time to browse through the information on our site. Being prepared for emergencies or disasters is your responsibility and should not be taken lightly. Tips on how you can prepare yourself are offered throughout our site.
We at the Champaign County EMA hope that this information will be used to protect you, your family and your property from any disaster, whether it is natural or man-made. Feel free to contact us at any time.