Emergency Management


The Department of Emergency Management protects communities by coordinating and integrating all 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.

 Gloucester County Virginia Government is participating in the development of the 2021 Regional All Hazards Mitigation Plan (AHMP) for the Middle Peninsula. The plan is available for public comment through November 1, 2021. View the draft AHMP by clicking on the link above. All comments should be directed to Jackie Rickards, Senior Planning Project Manager for the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission at jrickards@mppdc.com

Click here  to view the draft plan.          AHMP Draft


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Check out the County's May 2021 Podcast, featuring our Emergency Management Department, discussing the upcoming hurricane season and what you can do to prepare now!

Additional Information

Middle Peninsula All Hazards Mitigation Plan 2016
Disaster Preparedness Quick Guide FINAL as of 6 29 2020_Page_1