West Virginia State Drought Programs

Program Title: Emergency Services

Function: Mitigation, Response, Monitoring and Prediction, Communication

Program Assistance or Functional Assistance: In view of the occurrence of disaster, man-made or natural, the preparation of this State will be adequate to deal with such disasters.

Statute or Authority: West Virginia Code, Chapter 15, Article 5

Agencies (primary agency listed first): West Virginia Office of Emergency Services (WVOES)

Customers Served: The entire population of the state of West Virginia

Triggering Event or Circumstance-How does this program relate to drought? Any imminent disaster or emergency

Unmet Needs at federal, state, local and tribal levels. Includes changes from customer or "provider" perspective: If needs cannot be met by either state or federal assistance, private volunteer organizations will be utilized.

Program Limitations: None

Contact Name and Phone Number: John W. Pack, Jr., Director, WVOES
(304) 558-5380