To provide Jennings County residents, businesses and industries, non-profit organizations, and local governments the education and support necessary to reduce the loss of life and human suffering; to minimize property damage; and to protect environmentally sensitive areas from all types of disasters through a comprehensive, risk-based, all-hazard emergency management program. To coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
The goal of the Jennings County Emergency Management Agency is to educate the citizens and organizations of Jennings County about their ongoing role in preparing for emergencies through education, community outreach, and training. Through creating an increased emphasis on disaster preparedness, the Jennings County Emergency Management Agency looks forward to reinforcing interdepartmental communications and cooperation throughout our County. By creating a community culture of preparedness and fostering partnerships with local public and private groups and businesses, it is our goal that Jennings County will work as a community to effectively and efficiently respond to and recover from disaster; either man made or natural.