EMA Completes Another Severe Weather Preparedness Walkthrough!

2022 is starting off with some REALLY fantastic public outreach efforts and we have received invitations from local businesses to help them with severe weather preparedness for their employees, homeowners, and customers! Today, Director Sam Henley met with Della Miller, owner of Missouri Association Management, LLC, which manages 10 properties in Camden and Miller Counties.Continue reading “EMA Completes Another Severe Weather Preparedness Walkthrough!”

EMA’s 2022-2024 Strategic Plan Released!

Greetings, all! Sam here! Some time ago, our brethren up at Boone County Office of Emergency Management came up with a 2022-2024 Strategic Plan for their office. We loved the SMART goals the plan laid out, so we decided to tailor it to fit Camden County’s needs! You can find the plan on our LEOPContinue reading “EMA’s 2022-2024 Strategic Plan Released!”

Partnerships at Work!

Greetings, all! Our renewed partnerships are already hard at work! On Tuesday, January 4, EMD Sam Henley attended a meeting at the Sunrise Beach Co-Mo Electric Cooperative office with Jason Culp, Co-Mo’s Environment, Health, and Safety Manager. Jason reached out to our office with concerns about protecting the employees and, potentially, customers at their locationsContinue reading “Partnerships at Work!”

LEPC Tabletop Exercise After-Action Report

On November 5, 2021, following the final Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting of the year, the Camden County, MO Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the Clark County Office of Emergency Management and Disaster Prep Solutions, ran a tabletop exercise for members of the LEPC and other stakeholders and interested parties from our county. AllContinue reading “LEPC Tabletop Exercise After-Action Report”

Backup EOC Locations Locked in!

As part of our ongoing updates to the Local Emergency Operations Plan, the Camden County, MO Emergency Management Agency now has TWO Backup Emergency Operations Center locations locked in! What is an Emergency Operations Center, you ask? The emergency operations center is a physical or virtual location from which coordination and support of incident managementContinue reading “Backup EOC Locations Locked in!”

Director Attends G-271V Course on Hazardous Weather & Flooding Preparedness

In our ongoing effort to increase situational awareness, Camden County’s EMD Sam Henley is attending the G-271V Course on Hazardous Weather & Flooding Preparedness. This course provides training for local and state emergency managers who respond to hazardous weather events, while promoting partnership and coordination between the National Weather Service (NWS) and emergency managers. TheContinue reading “Director Attends G-271V Course on Hazardous Weather & Flooding Preparedness”

An Update from the Director

Greetings, all! Sam here! We’re working hard to fill the position of Deputy Director! We’ve completed the first round of interviews and we’re moving certain individuals forward to the second stage of the process. It will take a week or two to complete the next stage and then we hope to give our new DeputyContinue reading “An Update from the Director”

An Update from the Director!

Greetings, all! Sam here! Another whirlwind week is coming to an end (okay, not really) and I wanted to update you all on the work we have accomplished this week! On Monday, we met with a church group who was interested in becoming an emergency shelter in case of a large scale emergency. They haveContinue reading “An Update from the Director!”