Welcome to the Emergency Preparedness Division website.  The Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Department Emergency Preparedness Division serves as the Consolidated City of Jacksonville/Duval County Emergency Management authority. The Division oversees the Duval County Emergency Operations Center and Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.  It is our mission 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.