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Ohio Emergency Management Agency EMAP Accreditation

Current Weather Watches, Warnings or Advisories for Ohio

Turn Around, Don't Drown
Flooding Possibility through the Weekend

       Severe Weather

Basic Safety Tips

  • Turn Around, Don’t Drown! ®
  • Avoid walking or driving through flood waters.
  • Just 6 inches of moving water can knock you down, and 1 foot of water can sweep your vehicle away.
  • If there is a chance of flash flooding, move immediately to higher ground. Flash floods are the #1 cause of weather-related deaths in the US.
  • If floodwaters rise around your car but the water is not moving, abandon the car and move to higher ground. Do not leave the car and enter moving water.
  • Avoid camping or parking along streams, rivers, and creeks during heavy rainfall. These areas can flood quickly and with little warning.

https://www.ready.gov/floods




    News

05.26.2017:  Earthquake Reported in Southeast Ohio
05.17.2017:  Ohio EMS agencies plan for multi-county incident during drill
03.31.2017:  FEMA: Are You Ready for Spring Floods?
03.13.2017:  When the Sirens Sound, Will You Know What to Do? - Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 19-25
02.24.2017:  Ohio’s Students in Grades 1-6 Encouraged to Participate in the 2017 Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest
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 Security Grants for Nonprofits (H.B. No. 384)

Notice of Funding Opportunity

Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA)
Security Grants for Nonprofits (H.B. No. 384)

Period of Performance:
April 19, 2017 -- June 30, 2018

The Ohio EMA Security Grants for Nonprofits program provides funding to nonprofit organizations for eligible security improvements that assist the organization in preventing, preparing for, and responding to acts of terrorism. Additional details can be found here.


Sima Merick, Executive Director



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    News In 90



News in :90 is our weekly compilation of ODPS events and social media comments from the previous week – all in 90 seconds! Click the News in :90 icon above to see what we’ve been up to.




Ohio Emergency Management 2017 Spring Conference

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Ohio Committee for Severe
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Safer Ohio App Tutorial

Get Ready Ohio!

The Safer Ohio App is Ohio’s multi-function, mobile public safety tool for reporting suspicious activity, requesting emergency or roadside help, and monitoring traffic conditions. Get it at the App Store or on Google Play.


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Disability Training

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Emergency Contact Information  

Next of Kin

Adds emergency contact information to your driving record, for law enforcement purposes only, in the event one of your family members would need to be contacted regarding an emergency situation.
You can now allow your emergency contact person(s) to share your current medical information with medical professionals providing emergency medical treatment, if you are ever involved in an emergency or otherwise unable to communicate.