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Ohio Emergency Management Agency

ODPS Ohio Emergency Management Agency Logistics Branch

Logistics Branch

Phil Johnson
(614) 799-3680

The Logistics Branch is responsible for resource accountability, the EMA fleet, Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) operations, and the staffing and function of Emergency Support Function (ESF) 7 in the State EOC during activations. The branch is also responsible for WebEOC operations and training and the Ohio EMA Geographic Information Systems (GIS) function.

Logistics is responsible for ten mobile emergency power generators strategically located around the state and maintains a resource list of assets owned by Ohio EMA and other state and local agencies that can be drawn upon in disaster or emergency situations.

Ohio EMA utilizes GIS to assist with achieving and maintaining a common operating picture by geographically plotting the location of impact areas, critical infrastructure, resource locations, impacted and at risk populations, and other information to achieve a single current view of the situation and to assist with decision making.