Emergency Management Policy

Plano will evaluate and expand its emergency management initiatives and education to better prepare the public and city staff during emergencies.

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Implement strategies to reduce or eliminate the impact of large-scale emergencies or disasters through the implementation of Plano’s Hazard Mitigation Action Plan (HMAP).
Recurring and On Track
Update Plano’s Continuity of Operations Plan to ensure that the City is able to continue performance of essential functions.
Recurring and On Track
Identify, assess, and prioritize local vulnerabilities to emergencies or disasters and the resources available to mitigate, respond to, or recover from them.
On Track
Monitor changes in citizen demographics to assure readiness initiatives are properly targeted and formatted.
Recurring and On Track
Increase community resiliency through direct comprehensive preparedness activities; community-wide disaster preparedness education, training of citizens for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and participation in the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) Safe Room program.
Recurring and On Track
Prepare for and anticipate all types of disasters and emergencies that may trigger coordinated local response and recovery efforts.
Recurring and On Track
Coordinate with other city departments to integrate emergency management techniques into long range planning efforts.
Recurring and On Track


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