In the event of a disaster, Delaware County Emergency Management coordinates the county’s resources and agencies to reduce the impact it has on the county.


The Delaware County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s main goal is to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect property and the environment from “All Hazards” – Natural, Manmade, or Terrorism.

We strive reduce or eliminate the effects of day to day emergencies and large scale disasters in Delaware County through preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.

We achieve our goals through the four phases of emergency management (Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery), conducting training and training exercises, and through education.

Delaware County LEPC Hazmat Exercise (EOC)

Delaware County EMA Fan Drive – Pin Staff and EMA accept donated fans from the Delaware County Prosecutors’ Office.

Turn Around – Don’t Drown!

Delaware State Park Tornado Shelter/Safe Room

Hazardous Materials 40-hour Technician Course

Delaware County Ohio Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

Funnel Cloud in Delaware County –

What’s the difference between a funnel cloud and a tornado? The funnel cloud is not touching the ground.

Shelf Cloud over the City of Delaware

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10 Court Street
Delaware, OH 43015

(740) 833-2180


Monday – Friday

8am – 4:30pm



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Timeline photos[1:00 PM] As we continue to monitor the ongoing wintry mix occurring this afternoon, an increasing threat for hazardous conditions tonight through Tuesday morning is also being watch. Stay tuned for an update this afternoon. ... See MoreSee Less