Emergency Management

EM Graphic Vernon County

Welcome to the Department of Emergency Management for Vernon County, Missouri.  I am your Emergency Management Director Derik White.

Our purpose,  “…to protect the lives, property and the environment of Vernon County when major disasters threaten public safety. Vernon County Emergency Management responds to two types of disasters – natural and man-made. Natural disasters are major snow and/or ice storms, floods, tornadoes and/or severe weather. Man-made disasters, also known as technological emergencies, may include hazardous material incidents and other radio-logical hazards.”