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The Town of Apple Valley Emergency Services Program is a collaborative partnership with the Apple Valley Fire Protection District.

Emergency management programs provide the means for a community to be ready for any type of disaster using a multi-hazard approach for either a natural, manmade or technological catastrophe.  For instance, flooding may occur in low-lying areas of the high desert with very little precipitation, while we have also been victim to wildland fires; yet, earthquakes remain our most serious threat.  As a community, we want to be prepared because disasters are relatively unexpected and pose a danger to the health, lives, and environment of the community. 

The Apple Valley Emergency Services Program focuses on the five phases of emergency management: 

  1. Preparedness
  2. Planning
  3. Response
  4. Recovery
  5. Mitigation 

The program consists of the following:   

  • Apple Valley Disaster Council 
  • Emergency Operations Center and staff
  • Emergency Operations Plan
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan
  • Training, drills and exercises
  • Compliance with Federal and State mandates, including National Incident Management System (NIMS), Incident Command System (ICS) and the Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS)
  • Participation with the San Bernardino Operational Area (OA), and High Desert Community Organizations Active in Disasters (COAD)
  • Coordination with local stakeholders, i.e., government agencies, medical facilities, schools, businesses, non-profit organizations, community-based organizations, faith community, etc.
  • Public education programs and presentations about emergency preparedness to community groups and organizations; individuals, and businesses.

During a disaster, professional emergency personnel will be overwhelmed.  That is why we all need to be responsible, self-sufficient and prepared.  Now is the time to develop your Preparedness Plan for your family and/or your business.  Disasters start locally and end locally -- let's be sure we are ready! 

Who to contact...

Town of Apple Valley
Department of Government Services
14955 Dale Evans Parkway
Phone: 760-240-7000 ext. 7800
Fax: (760) 961-6241                                                                                                                                                         
Email:  ready@applevalley.org

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