The mission of the Emergency Preparedness Division is to support our citizens and first responders, and to ensure that as a community we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
The Emergency Preparedness Division is responsible for disaster preparedness in accordance with and in support of national and state emergency plans and programs. The division also serves as the Duval County Emergency Management agency overseeing the Emergency Operations Center and The Consolidated City of Jacksonville/Duval County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
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The City of Jacksonville Emergency Preparedness Division is the first locally accredited (2005) and re-accredited (2010) emergency management program in the world. This accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) signifies that Jacksonville has the necessary processes and plans in place to be prepared for disasters. Jacksonville is at the forefront of the emergency management community, and this award echoes that we are not just ready, we are JaxReady!
Emergency Preparedness Division
Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Department
515 N. Julia St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 255-3110
Call 9-1-1 to report a fire or other emergency.
Call 630-CITY (2489) for information or to request a service.