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Lincoln County Emergency Manager Rick Stever
P.O. Box 90
Pioche, NV 89043
The on-line encyclopedia Wikipedia defines emergency management (or disaster management) as the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. It is a discipline that involves preparing for disaster before it occurs, disaster response as well as supporting, and rebuilding society after natural or human-made disasters have occurred. In general, any emergency management is the continuous process by which all individuals, groups, and communities manage hazards in an effort to avoid or ameliorate the impact of disasters resulting from the hazards.
September is National Preparedness Month. National Preparedness Month is a nationwide effort held each September to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools. Read more...