Department of Emergency Management

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Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management LogoJefferson County Washington Emergency Management works to prepare the county and it's communities for hazards and disasters that affect the Olympic Peninsula and our area.

What We Do
The primary objectives of the Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management are:

Public Education:
Presentations & printed materials related to emergency preparedness

Coordination:
Warning & alert; response; damage assessment; primary conduit with state and/or federal disaster assistance

Field Operations:
Provide support to agency and jurisdictional partners.

Activation:
The Emergency Operations Center becomes the central coordination point to serve the city and county.

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The Department of Emergency Management was established by Jefferson County to plan for, administer, and execute a comprehensive program of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery according to the requirements of the law. We also serve the City of Port Townsend by interlocal agreement. 

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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.)