Idaho Office of Emergency Management
Idaho Office of Emergency Management mission statement is a Division of the Idaho Military Division and Idaho’s statewide Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency. The men and women of this Division are dedicated to their mission of protecting the lives and property of the people of Idaho, as well as preserving the environmental and the economic health of Idaho. The agency’s logo reads, “Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, Recovery”, referring to their mission, which is “Guide the State of Idaho in effectively preparing for, protecting against, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all hazards.”
As a whole, the Idaho Office of Emergency Management provides the following services:
- facilitate emergency management in Idaho
- assist neighboring states in emergency and risk management
Separate branches of the office, such as the Response and Recovery branch, the Hazardous Materials Program, and the Preparedness and Protection Branch, provide services and resources targeted within their areas of focus and expertise.