The Emergency Management Division is responsible for emergency management services throughout the county.  Emergency Management Services means preparing for and responding to extreme weather conditions, wildfires and mass conflagrations and natural and man-made disasters.  This also includes maintaining and updating the County’s Emergency Operations Plan, Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan, Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Local Emergency Planning Committee plan and the Sheriff’s office Continuity of operations plan.

In the event of an emergency, natural disaster, high water flows, or when evacuation is immanent, the Emergency Alert System will be activated and important information will be delivered through the AlertSense and IPAWS systems.  Information on flood warnings or weather related emergencies can be found at the National Weather Service website, at http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/boi/.

For more information about flood insurance and the National Flood Insurance Program check out the two following links: www.floodsmart.gov and www.floods.org

Other important links:

Picking up the Pieces After Disaster

Salvaging Possession and Valuables After Disaster

Buying or Selling a Car After a Disaster

Rebuilding After Disaster: Do you Stay or Leave

Disaster Recovery: Getting the Most from Your Homeowners Insurance

Click on this link to get updates on emergency situations as well as guidelines on how you can better prepare for emergencies.


Malheur County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

Malheur County Emergency Operation Plan (EOP)


Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (NHMP)


This free service, powered by AlertSense,  allows fire, police and other emergency response agencies to issue emergency alerts to warn citizens of events such as severe weather, fire, flooding, hazardous materials, need for immediate evacuation, civil danger, local area emergencies, and missing persons.

You can indicate the types of alerts and notifications you would like to receive and your preferred contact methods.  Enter your address or zip-code to receive advanced warning of severe weather or emergencies that directly impact the area in which you live or work.