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Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans (and related)

Download a PDF file of this document2013 Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
Download a PDF file of this documentOperational Areas (Reporting Areas - Area Command - Communications Network)
Download a PDF file of this documentJefferson County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) -  Master Contents
Download a PDF file of this documentEOC Incident Management Team Coordination Plan - Joint County/City Activation

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Revised Code of Washington, Chapter 38.52 (off site) -Emergency Management

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Washington Administrative Code, Chapter 118-04 (off site) -Emergency Worker Program
Download a PDF file of this documentWashington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (off site)
Download a PDF file of this documentNational Incident Management System (full text) (off site)
Download a PDF file of this document2009 Hazard Mitigation Plan (large file)
Download a PDF file of this document2016 Hazard Mitigation Plans Developed for Jefferson County, the City of Port Townsend, and participating Special Purpose Districts.Note: Large file
Download a PDF file of this documentWashington National Guard Cascadia Emergency Response Plan

Supporting plans and procedures:

Download a PDF file of this documentRadio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) Frequency Allocation Plan
Download a PDF file of this documentEOC Incident Management Team Organization Chart
Download a PDF file of this documentHazardous Materials Emergency Response Plan
Download a PDF file of this documentJefferson County Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA)
Download a PDF file of this documentWashington Administrative Code, Chapter 118-04 - Emergency Worker Program
Download a PDF file of this documentVolunteer Policy Manual (March 2012)
Download a PDF file of this documentVolunteer Application

Disaster Assistance Information:

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Frequently Asked Questions about Individual Disaster Assistance

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Categories of Public Assistance and Notes about Reporting Damage to Public Facilities
Download a PDF file of this documentDamage Reporting Form - Damage to Private Property (Primary Residence) - printable version; fill this out before you call to report damage 
Download a PDF file of this documentDamage Reporting Form - Damage to Business Property - printable version; fill this out before you call to report damage 
Download a PDF file of this documentDamage Reporting Form - Damage to Public Property - printable version; fill this out before you call to report damage 
Download a PDF file of this documentPublic Assistance Handbook (Guide for County and City, Tribal and Eligible Non-Profit Agencies)

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Contact Us

(360) 385-9368
Fax: (360) 385-9376
81 Elkins Road
Port Hadlock, WA  98339
jcdem@co.jefferson.wa.us


Urgent (after hours)
(360) 344-9779
Request contact with Duty Officer via JeffCom. (Expect call back from DEM Duty Officer within 10 minutes or less.)

Communications Resources:

Download a PDF file of this documentCommunication Resources and Options for Staying Informed and Aware
Download a PDF file of this documentJefferson County ARES/RACES Frequency Allocation Plan - includes neighborhood preparedness group frequency assignments
Download a PDF file of this documentEmergency Operations Guide (EOG) 3.2.03.B - Use of Amateur Radio Resources

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NIXLE community communications resource (text alert system)

Individual and Family Preparedness Kits and Information:

Download a PDF file of this documentPet Emergency Kit
Download a PDF file of this documentGrab & Go Kit for Business or Home
Download a PDF file of this documentHome Preparedness Booklet

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FEMA preparedness information(an excellent overall preparedness resource) (off site)
Download a PDF file of this documentEmergency Radio Communication for Everyone - Trifold
Download a PDF file of this documentEmergency Sanitation Trifold - Septic System version
Download a PDF file of this documentEmergency Sanitation Trifold - City Sewer System version
Download a PDF file of this documentNeighborhood Emergency Planning Guide
Download a PDF file of this documentPower Outage Trifold
Download a PDF file of this documentDrinking Water Trifold
Download a PDF file of this documentHome Safety & Pantry Preparedness - Home is Your Best Shelter Trifold
Download a PDF file of this documentThink-Plan-Do-Repeat (2016) - An Inclusive Guide
Download a PDF file of this documentEmergency Preparedness for the Medically Fragile Trifold
Download a PDF file of this documentVehicle Emergency Preparedness Kit

Hazard-Specific Notes and Background Information

Download a PDF file of this documentPort Townsend Tsunami Evacuation Route Map
Download a PDF file of this documentTsunami Safety Information for Boaters

Miscellaneous

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Summary of the Damage Assessment process

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Frequently Asked Questions about Individual Disaster Assistance
Download a PDF file of this documentEmergency Operations Guide: Emergency Responder Identification (ERID) for Jefferson County ARES/RACES - Policy 200901
Download a PDF file of this documentEmergency Operations Guide: Emergency Responder Identification
Download a PDF file of this documentThe Really Big One The New Yorker Magazine July 20, 2015

Video

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National Guard and Navy exercise on August 1, 2017

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Tsunami Preparation Talk presented on April 14, 2017