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NCEM LogoOur Vision - A County that is Aware, Prepared, and Resilient!

Our Mission - To provide Nassau County residents the education and support necessary to reduce risks and protect both lives and property from natural and man-made hazards using a whole-community approach to disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Do YOUR Part - Get InvolvedPreparedness Starts with You

Residents have personal responsibility for their safety.  Our free Preparedness Guide has loads of good information about local hazards and things you should do to mitigate risk, reduce your vulnerability, and increase your resilience!  Pick up a printed copy at the EOC or any of our outreach events, or download an electronic copy below.  

REGISTER NOW for our first CERT Academy of 2018 - The first class of this FREE Community Emergency Response Team course has started but you still can join if you make it to our class on Saturday, February 17th at 9:30 am!  Click here for the course schedule - students must attend all additional classes to graduate.  Call 548-0900 to sign up.  

Sign up for Alert Nassau Citizen Alerts to receive emergency incident notification calls, texts, emails, and/or smartphone app messages.  We can't alert you if we don't have your contact information! 

Sign up for E-Notify at the bottom of this page to receive text alerts whenever NCEM posts News Flashes or makes changes to our Calendar.

  1. Post-Irma Long-Term Recovery Legal Help is Available

    The NE FL Long-Term Recovery Organization and Three Rivers Legal Services are helping residents who still need help to recover from Hurricane Irma.

Click the image below to download a PDF of our NEW Disaster Preparedness Guide

Citizen's Guide Cover Page
  1. Emergency Operations Center

    Citizen's Information Line
    Phone: (904) 548-0900

  1. Toll-Free Nassau EOC

    Citizen's Information Line
    Phone: (800) 958-3494

  1. Billy Estep

    EM Director
    Phone: (904) 548-0900

  1. Martha Oberdorfer, MPH, FPEM

    Senior EM Planner
    Phone: (904) 548-0931

  1. Sidney Beckom

    Training & Exercise Planner
    Phone: (904) 548-0953

  1. Chelle Mellecker

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: (904) 548-0952

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  1. Thu Mar. 8

    CERT Basic Academy - Module 5 - SAR Light Search and Rescue, Cribbing, Marking Searched Structures, Drowning Rescues, Victim Carries; Radio Communications and ARES
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  2. Thu Mar. 15

    CERT Basic Academy - Module 6 - NIMS/ICS, CPR, Mitigation & FireWise NIMS/ICS Organization and Documentation; CERT and Professional Responders; Hands-Only CPR; FireWise, Natural Hazard Mitigation; Homework
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  3. Sat Mar. 17

    CERT Basic Academy - Modules 3 & 4 - Medical Day Life-Threatening Conditions; Mass Casualty Triage; Public Health & Sanitation; Head-to-Toe Medical Assessments; Medical Treatment Skills
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