The Mahoning County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) operates under chapter 5502 of the Ohio Revised Code. The EMA is tasked with the developing and maintaining a county wide all hazards emergency operations plan and is responsible for the coordination, organization, and administration of all emergency management functions.
The Mahoning County EMA is the Central point of coordination within Mahoning County for activities to support mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery functions before, during and after a disaster. We are the lead county agency as established by the Board of Commissioners for Emergency Management and Homeland Security funding, training and operations. We also facilitate planning and resource deployment of county departments and agencies.