Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management

Office Hours

8:30 am to 4:30 pm weekdays

(360) 385-9368
Fax: (360) 385-9376
81 Elkins Road
Port Hadlock, WA  98339

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.)

Reference Library

Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (and related)

2013 Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

Operational Areas (Reporting Areas - Area Command - Communications Network)

Jefferson County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) - Master Contents

EOC Incident Management Team Coordination Plan - Joint County/City Activation

Part 3 - CEMP Emergency Operations Guide (EOG) (off site)

Revised Code of Washington, Chapter 38.52 (off site) - Emergency Management

Washington Administrative Code, Chapter 118-04 (off site) - Emergency Worker Program

Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (off site)

National Incident Management System (full text) (off site)

2009 Hazard Mitigation Plan (large file)

» 2016 Hazard Mitigation Plans Developed for Jefferson County, the City of Port Townsend, and participating Special Purpose Districts.

Washington National Guard Cascadia Emergency Response Plan

Supporting plans and procedures:

Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) Frequency Allocation Plan

EOC Incident Management Team Organization Chart

Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Plan

Jefferson County Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA)

Washington Administrative Code, Chapter 118-04 - Emergency Worker Program

Volunteer Policy Manual (March 2012)

Volunteer Application

Disaster Assistance Information:

Frequently Asked Questions about Individual Disaster Assistance

Categories of Public Assistance and Notes about Reporting Damage to Public Facilities

Damage Reporting Form - Damage to Private Property (Primary Residence) - printable version; fill this out before you call to report damage.

Public Assistance Handbook (Guide for County and City, Tribal and Eligible Non-Profit Agencies)

Communications Resources:

Jefferson County ARES/RACES Frequency Allocation Plan - includes neighborhood preparedness group frequency assignments

Emergency Operations Guide (EOG) 3.2.03.B - Use of Amateur Radio Resources

NIXLE community communications resource (text alert system)

Individual and Family Preparedness Kits and Information:

Pet Emergency Kit

Disaster Kit for Business

Home Preparedness Booklet

FEMA preparedness information (an excellent overall preparedness resource) (off site)

Emergency Radio Communication for Everyone - Trifold

Emergency Sanitation Trifold - Septic System version

Emergency Sanitation Trifold - City Sewer System version

Neighborhood Emergency Planning Guide

Power Outage Trifold

Drinking Water Trifold

Home Safety & Pantry Preparedness Trifold

Think-Plan-Do-Repeat (2016) - An Inclusive Guide

Emergency Preparedness for the Medically Fragile Trifold

Vehicle Emergency Preparedness Kit

Hazard-Specific Notes and Background Information

Port Townsend Tsunami Evacuation Route Map

Tsunami Safety Information


» Summary of the Damage Assessment process

» Frequently Asked Questions about Individual Disaster Assistance

Preliminary Report of Damage to Private Residence

Emergency Responder Identification (ERID) for Jefferson County ARES/RACES - Policy 200901

EOG 3.3.15 - Emergency Responder Identification


» National Guard and Navy exercise on August 1, 2017

» Tsunami Preparation Talk presented on April 14, 2017


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