Plans Units

The Preparedness Section contains the following three plans units:

These units develop and maintain state-level emergency plans, promulgate state standards for local emergency management plans, assist cities and counties in developing emergency plans, and review more than 2,000 local plan documents each year for compliance with state planning standards. The plans units also assist state agencies and local governments with integrating federal requirements into their plans, and coordinate a number of programs with federal agencies, regional groups, and local governments. Finally, the plans units develop tools, templates and guidance to assist planners with emergency plan development.

Federal Plans & Planning Resources

State Plans & Planning Resources

Local Plans & Planning Resources
The materials in this section include state planning standards for local emergency management plans and the annexes to those plans, a sample plan and sample annexes, and a set of planning notes for each type of document to aid in tailoring the samples to local circumstances.

General Planning Resources