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Emergency Alert
Columbia County
341 E. Main St.
Dayton, WA 99328


Emergency Management

Emergency Management
Emergency management is the continuous process by which individuals, groups, and communities manage hazards in an effort to avoid or minimize the impact of disasters resulting from hazards. Actions taken depend in part on perceptions of risk of those exposed. Effective emergency management relies on thorough integration of emergency plans at all levels of government and non-government involvement.

The process of emergency management involves four phases:
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  • Mitigation
  • Preparedness
  • Response
  • Recovery

    Columbia County is establishing a volunteer register.  If you would like to volunteer during times of emergency, please click on the link below to register, or contact Columbia County Emergency Management at 509-382-2534.
    Current Emergency Information

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