Emergency Management

The Division of Family and Children Services’ (DFCS) Emergency Management unit ensures the capability to continue essential DFCS functions during natural disasters and/or unforeseen events through a partnership with the DFCS Director and the DFCS State Emergency Management Coordinator.

The Emergency Management unit aims to:

  • Ensure the continuous operation of DFCS during a natural disaster and/or unforeseen event;
  • Protect essential facilities, equipment, records, and other agency assets;
  • Mitigate loss of life, and minimize damage and loss to facilities;
  • Oversee state disaster sheltering and other humanitarian efforts; and
  • Achieve a timely and orderly recovery from a natural disaster and/or unforeseen event.

DFCS currently partners with the following organizations in times of natural disasters and/or unforeseen events.