Emergency Management

Our Emergency Management Agency is responsible for the judicious planning, assignment and coordination of all available resources for an integrated program of prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for emergencies of any kind that may occur within Luzerne County.

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What's new?

September is Emergency Preparedness month!  Please check out our pages for more information to better prepare yourself and your family for any disasters that may happen at a moments notice.  In addition, please click on the below links for more information and activities!!
Click here to sign-up for Ready PA National Preparedness Month Resources emailed to you and to learn more to better prepare!

Click here for more information from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

HazMat Technician class is fast approaching!!
Please see calendar and email ema@luzernecounty.org for more details!

Luzerne County EMA participated as a player for several major exercises and drills in August to include, but not limited to, Talen Energy’s annual Susquehanna Steam Electric Station's municipal practice drill, involving all nineteen municipalities within the Emergency Planning Zone and their EOC’s.  A special thanks to all staff and volunteers whom helped ensure our success during this drill, and for all you do for the residents of Luzerne County!

For more details, course announcements, and an updated calendar (as of September 3rd,  2019), please click on our training page and its links!

Here is the latest Information from the National Weather Service concerning our area:



County residents can easily receive emergency alerts via text and email from Luzerne County’s Swift911 system! Please click on the link below and download the Swift911 public app or just text Swift911 to 99538 on any smartphone!

Add or Remove yourself from the Swift 911 emergency notification system.
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