Emergency Management

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Mission

The mission of Chesterfield County Emergency Management is to protect the county citizens by coordinating all activities necessary to improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters.

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Functions

Emergency Management functions include:

  • Assisting in emergency preparedness planning for individuals, businesses and organizations through education, resources and public outreach projects
  • Assisting other localities as well as higher education institutions with exercise planning and evaluation
  • Coordinating disaster response and recovery efforts
  • Making available emergency plan templates to businesses, day care facilities, health care facilities and faith-based organizations
  • Planning and facilitating exercises for our county departments
  • Training and managing the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteer program