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Emergency Management seeking volunteers


December 20, 2017

The Klickitat County Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) is seeking citizen volunteers to assist in staffing the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Goldendale during large-scale emergencies. Citizens will assist KCDEM staff in supporting First Responders during natural and man-made disasters.

Jeff King, Director of Emergency Management, notes that volunteers can help staff the EOC during disasters; and during large-scale exercises--where Fire, Law Enforcement, EMS personnel, and others plan, practice, and prepare for disasters. Volunteers can serve as the Public Information Officer; can provide logistical support to field operations; can plan for multiple-day operations; and can...

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