Emergency Services

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Pearl River County Office of Emergency Services is to provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property, and the environment through preparedness, prevention, response, recovery and mitigation from all natural and man-made hazards that may impact the citizens and businesses in Pearl River County.

Responsibilities & Duties

Emergency Services supports the county by:

  • Acting as liaison between emergency management agencies and City-County executives
  • Assisting schools, hospitals, nursing homes, business and industry in developing and implementing 'all hazards' plans
  • Developing and maintaining City-County warning and mass notification systems
  • Instructing and assisting the general public in disaster preparedness and response planning