The Susquehanna Township Emergency Management Agency (EMA) performs activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters.
The EMA office is a branch of Susquehanna Township Public Safety. This office operates along side Police, Fire, and EMS through the direction of the Township Commissioners and coordination of the Susquehanna Township Public Safety Director.
Working closely with local officials and emergency organizations to facilitate training and information needed to prepare for disasters.
Preventing, avoiding or stopping a threatened or actual act of terrorism.
Protecting our citizens, residents, visitors, and assets against the greatest threats and hazards in a manner that allows our interests, aspirations, and way of life to thrive.
Mitigating the loss of life and property by lessening the impact of future disasters.
Responding quickly to save lives, protect property and the environment, and meet basic human needs in the aftermath of a catastrophic incident.
Recovering through a focus on the timely restoration, strengthening, and revitalization of infrastructure, housing, and a sustainable economy, as well as the health, social, cultural, historic, and environmental fabric of communities affected by a catastrophic event.
Susquehanna Township EMA staff has over 40 combined years of emergency service experience. They hold state and national certifications for emergency management, incident command, and EOC operations.