Wilcox County Emergency Services in Camden Alabama

Address and phone number for Wilcox County Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at Hawthorne Ave, Camden AL.


Name
Wilcox County Emergency Services
Address
119 Hawthorne Ave, Camden, Alabama, 36726
Phone
334-682-5303

About the Wilcox County Emergency Services

The Wilcox County Emergency Services, located in Camden, AL, acts as the lead Camden agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Alabama State, and Wilcox County agencies to prepare for emergencies, respond to emergencies, and provide emergency recovery services. Emergency Services responds to any emergency that poses a major threat to public safety or causes a significant disruption to civil society, including natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and civil unrest.

You may contact Emergency Services for questions about:
  • Camden emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Wilcox County Emergency Services prepares for emergency events by creating emergency plans. These plans include detailed procedures in the case of different emergencies, including the roles and responsibilities of Camden, Alabama state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Wilcox County Public Safety agencies, Wilcox County Public Works agencies, Camden Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Camden, AL

In the case of a Camden emergency, Emergency Services coordinates response services through an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). An EOC has a communications network, an uninterruptible power supply, and resources to continuously manage and respond to the emergency. Emergency Services may activate the EOC before the emergency, in the case of known events, or immediately after the emergency, for events such as an earthquake. The EOC remains activated throughout the recovery period, and it can also be used during non-emergencies for Camden disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

In addition to coordinating emergency responses, the Wilcox County Emergency Services provides emergency preparedness resources for residents of Camden. These include resources on natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, and floods. Camden residents can use emergency preparedness resources to create their household disaster plans.

Camden Emergency Management Agencies

In Wilcox County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Wilcox County Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Wilcox County, Alabama State, and federal level. These include the Department of Emergency Services, the Office of Emergency Services, and the Department of Civil Preparedness. At the federal level, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Emergency Services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Local Emergency Services also works with the public and business community to prepare for emergencies or manage emergency responses.

Contact the Wilcox County Emergency Services

You may contact the Wilcox County Emergency Services by calling 334-682-5303, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Wilcox County Emergency Services, 119 Hawthorne Ave, Camden, Alabama, 36726.


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