Baltimore County maintains a high level of readiness to respond to natural and manmade disasters, as well as hazards that might pose a threat. The Emergency Operations Plan and Hazard Mitigation Plan Update describe the management and coordinated responses to such disasters and hazards.
Emergency Operations Plan
Baltimore County follows an Emergency Operations Plan (PDF) in times of crisis, including natural disasters and severe weather emergencies.
The plan defines the roles and responsibilities of Baltimore County Government, private and volunteer organizations, state and federal agencies within the County.
2014 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
The Baltimore County 2014 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update (PDF) profiles possible hazards that have a potential to be a threat to Baltimore County. The Update includes explanations on the factors that create risk for each hazard and a history of major hazard events within the county.
Find more information on how to prepare for an emergency.
Revised February 26, 2015