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Public and private organizations that are responsible for the organized analysis, planning, decision making, assignment and coordination of available resources involved in the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and/or relief/recovery from a major disaster or large-scale emergency that disrupts the normal functioning of a community. These organizations have a formal role in developing overall emergency policy within their jurisdictions; establish coordination with other agencies active in disaster situations; develop action plans for emergency response; coordinate facilities, services, personnel, equipment and materials that are required before, during and immediately following an incident; and/or are involved in disaster relief and recovery activities.

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American Red Cross - Centre Community ChapterThe American Red Cross serving Central Pennsylvania provides vital services to the 21 county region 365 days a year—from responding to home fires in local neighborhoods to teaching first aid and CPR to community groups. We’re able to provide these services thanks to a corps of more than 7,500 dedicated volunteers and the generosity of our donors. The American Red Cross puts these donations to good use—we are proud to tell donors that we invest an average of 91 cents of every dollar in humanitarian services and programs, well above the industry standard. We serve the Communities of Adams, Bedford, Blair, Centre, Clinton, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Tioga, Union and York counties in Central Pennsylvania.HuntingdonAmerican Red Cross, Huntingdon Chapter - ProgramAmerican Red Cross, Huntingdon Chapter
Cambria County Department of Emergency Services Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)Community emergency response team.CambriaCambria County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)Cambria County Department of Emergency Services
Carbon County Government CenterCounty government consisting of the County Council, which is the governing legislative body and the County Executive who oversees county operations, including administration/human resources, economic development, corrections, court services, emergency services, fiscal affairs, human services, public works, and the offices of the Coroner, Public Defender, Sheriff, and Solicitor. Click here for phone directory CarbonCarbon County Government CenterCarbon County Government Center
Emergency Management AgencyThe Berks County Department of Emergency Services Communications Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and provides communication services to all emergency service organizations in Berks County. They represent insurance to protect the County of Berks and its citizens when disaster strikes and reduces the County's liability for hazards that may strike. 9-1-1 Emergency 610-655-4911 Non Emergency PhoneBerksEmergency Management AgencyCounty of Berks
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Leads the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. Initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders and manages the National Flood Insurance Program. -Get disaster information -Plan ahead -Apply for assistance -Recover and Rebuild Additional Numbers: TTY (800) 462-7585 Report a false damage claim: (800) 323-9603 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency - Central OfficeDisaster management organizations and disaster preapredness information.DauphinPEMAPennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA)
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency - Eastern AreaDisaster management organizations and disaster preapredness informationBerksPEMAPennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA)
Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency - Western AreaEmergency support coordination and disaster preparedness information.IndianaPEMAPennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA)

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