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Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. The Emergency Management Division is committed to helping the community be better prepared for emergencies.



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Greenville County SC Emergency Management Division

Who We Are

The Greenville County Emergency Management Division (EMD), a function of the County Council, is assigned to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.  EMD is responsible for planning, integrating, and implementing all emergency management and Homeland Security related activities for Greenville County.

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The Emergency Management Division coordinates the community's efforts to prepare for, respond to, and recover from large-scale emergencies and disasters such as floods, communications failures, terrorism, and other hazards.

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The day-to-day supervision of the Emergency Management Division is assigned to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office. The Director and Deputy Director are full-time Commissioned South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers. Emergency Management falls under the direction of the Administrative Services Division and is charged with coordinating Greenville County’s response to natural and/or man-made disasters.

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Winter Weather
When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge. Extremely cold temperatures often accompany a winter storm, so you may have to cope with power failures and icy roads.