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Emergency Operations Center Hurricane Exercise

Mission Statement


In an effort to support and enhance the Escambia County Mission, the emergency management program will continue to develop and enhance the efforts of an all-hazard, multi-jurisdictional, multi-organizational plan through prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation disaster activities. It is this mission that drives us to continuously evaluate our plans and procedures to better our preparedness and response activities for the citizens of Escambia County.

FY 2015-2016 Accomplishments

  • The Division of Emergency Management participated in more than 20 different public outreach/education programs reaching over a 1,000 residents and business owners encouraging them to actively participate in preparing for and mitigating against future disasters.
  • The division participated in multi-agency disaster exercises which included the annual Florida Statewide Hurricane Exercise, Pensacola International Airport Aircraft Incident Exercise, and several multi-agency tabletop exercises focusing on response and recovery activities.

Emergency Management Statistics

  • The Division of Emergency Management managed and coordinated the response and immediate recovery activities involving the Town of Century and Ferry Pass EF3 Tornadoes which injured several residents and damaged or destroyed more than 500 homes.
  • The Division of Emergency Management provided command and control assets for the two Blue Angel Air Shows on Pensacola Beach and NAS Pensacola.

20

Public outreach/education programs

500

Homes damaged or destroyed by Century and Ferry Pass tornadoes

2

Blue Angels Air Shows command and control assets were provided for