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Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans (CEMP)


This page contains requirements for local government emergency plans, as well as examples within Washington.


  • A comprehensive emergency management plan is a written basic plan with elements which address all natural and man-made emergencies and disasters to which a political subdivision is vulnerable. The comprehensive emergency management plan specifies the purpose, organization, responsibilities and facilities of agencies and officials of the political subdivision in the mitigation of, preparation for, response to, and recovery from emergencies and disasters. (Paraphrased from WAC 118-30-030 (9))
  • Each political subdivision shall maintain a current plan of operation which shall based on a hazard analysis and as a minimum include a basic document with the elements listed in WAC 118-30-060 (1)-(8).

County CEMPs

City and Town CEMPs

Regional Plans


Last Modified: January 08, 2016