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Disasters and Emergencies

A variety of natural and man-made disasters could potentially affect Clark County:

  • Earthquakes
  • Explosions
  • Floods
  • Hazardous materials
  • Power outages
  • Storms
  • Severe heat
  • Terrorism
  • Wildfires

Clark County has a multi-jurisdictional Local Emergency Planning Committee which coordinates and facilitates emergency preparedness and public safety.

Additionally, the committee designates the appropriate lead and supporting agencies for specific incidents. The Southern Nevada Health District is the lead agency for severe-heat emergencies.

For more information visit these web pages:

General Preparation

For information on how to prepare for various types of emergencies and disasters, please visit the Family Disaster Plan webpage.

Contact Information

(702) 759-1671

Updated on: May 16, 2019

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