Emergency Management

Office of Emergency Management coordinates response and recovery activities by implementing emergency response plans during and after disasters. This requires support and assistance from other Gila River Indian Community departments.


A disaster can strike at any time, any location with little or no notice.  These disasters or emergencies create significant impact on life safety, cause property damage, and economic hardship to individuals and the Community.  Community departments, in response to a disaster will take action to mobilize and utilize resource to save and protect lives, property and resources. 


The Office of Emergency Management provides coordination and support to first responders and the Community during a disaster by;

  • Preparing for disasters
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Recovering from a disaster
  • Lessening the impact when a disaster strikes


The Office of Emergency Management also provides many other services to the Community including;

  • Collaboration, facilitation and support of Gila River Indian Community services during a disaster
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Community Emergency Plans
  • Community Right to Know

How the Office of Emergency Management Will Attain These Goals

Planning for an Emergency

Key Activities for Emergency Preparedness