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Department Overview

DeKalb County Homeland Security helps protect lives and property by using the four phases of emergency management:

  • Mitigation - Continually identifying hazards in DeKalb County by using an all hazards approach.  We then help manage the hazards to reduce it's impact during a disaster.
  • Preparedness - By working closely with our first responders, elected officials, public health officials, local businesses and local industries to help develop and update emergency plans.
  • Response - By connecting our first responders to the extra resources they may need at major emergencies.
  • Recovery - By connecting local communities involved in a disaster to state, federal and local resources that can help rebuild and restore it back to it's normal day to day operations. 


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