Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

Planning, Response, Recovery, Mitigation

The Paulding County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

The Paulding County Emergency Management Agency was established to serve as a countywide agency to oversee the planning, response, recovery, mitigation, and coordination of all efforts utilized in major emergencies / disasters.

The Paulding County EMA also serves as the coordinating agency and public information arm of the Local Emergency Planning Committee which maintains, updates, and coordinates laws, records, and training exercises dealing with the storage, manufacture, and transportation of hazardous materials in our community.

The agency is also charged with the establishment and updating of the County’s Emergency Operations Plan (E.O.P.). This document is a formal outline of emergency response to all types of emergencies / disasters.

Training / Upcoming Events

New Training Facility
Dedication Ceremony – Saturday, October 20, 2018
2:00 -4:00 pm – open to the public
Refreshments and giveaways will be on hand.
Static displays and “Touch-A-Truck”, as well as Fire, EMS and law enforcement vehicles.


Special Statement

5:29 PM CST on January 25, 2019
12:30 AM EST on January 26, 2019
Snow Showers
Snow Showers


Nixle Alerts

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Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to the residents of the Plains and Midwest state effected by the flooding. Especially the farmers... ... See MoreSee Less

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Hope to see everyone April 7th!

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This morning at 5:12am CERT was called to the scene of a structure fire in Van Wert City. CERT was able to help rehabilitate the firemen and law enforcement. On scene was VWFD, VWPD and State Highway Patrol.

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