Emergency Management

EOC Emblem        EOC             EMS Emblem 

Marisa Shivers                                                                 Ashaad Addison
Emergency Management Director                                    Emergency Management Planner
1097 Health Park Drive                                                     1097 Health Park Drive
Moore Haven, FL 33471                                                   Moore Haven, FL 33471
Office: 863.946.6020                                                        Office: 863-946.2021
Email: mshivers@myglades.com                                     Email: aaddison@myglades.com

Glades County Emergency Management is responsible for carrying out the provision of Florida Statute 252 (Emergency Management) which requires the management of emergencies and disasters in Glades County. In the event of an actual or threatening large-scale emergency or disaster, the Glades County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) serves as a central coordinating point for all emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities.

The EOC operates with key representatives from public safety agencies, emergency relief organizations, county departments, municipalities, utility companies, the school board, private business, news media and other essential organizations. We coordinate our activities with surrounding jurisdictions as well as the State of Florida and FEMA. When we are not actively working an emergency, we are developing and coordinating programs dealing with emergency preparedness response, recovery and mitigation.


Mission Statement
The Glades County Office of Emergency Management will ensure through coordinated actions with County, City and/or local shareholders the county is prepared to respond and recover from disasters, whether all natural or man-made. The office of Emergency Management will provide leadership that supports the reduction of loss of life and property through all hazards emergency management programs of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery within Glades County.

Alert Glades!!
Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Alert Glades Emergency Alert Program. This system allows us to provide you with critical information quickly for a variety of situation. These situations could be for severe weather, unexpected road closures, as well as evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. The best part is that you pick where and you pick how you want to be notified. Signing up is free and the information you provide will be kept confidential.

To register for a new account or update your information follow this link:

http://www.alertgladescounty.org/

 

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