Welcome to Martin County's Emergency Management Agency
The mission of the Emergency Management Agency is to develop and maintain emergency plans and coordinate use of County, State and Federal resources to prepare, respond, recover and mitigate the effects of natural and man-made disasters on the citizens of Martin County.
"All Hazards Planning" includes, but is not limited to: hurricane preparedness, wildfires, hazardous materials incidents, severe weather, terrorism, flooding, tornadoes, tsunamis, radiological planning, and pandemics.
Debra McCaughey, Emergency Management Agency Director
Serving Martin County Since 2006
Chris Church, Deputy Emergency Management Agency Director
Serving Martin County Since
Carol Dryburgh, Planner II/Special Needs Program
Serving Martin County since 1993
Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Staff
- EMA Director: Debra McCaughey (772) 219-4942
- Deputy EMA Director/REP Administrator: Chris Church(772) 463-2852
- Planner II/Special Needs Program: Carol Dryburgh (772) 419-2664
- Emergency Public Information Line: (772) 287-1652
- Emergency Management Fax: (772) 286-7626
The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is located in the Public Safety Complex at 800 SE Monterey Road in Stuart, FL.
Goals and Objectives of the Emergency Management Division
- Provide training for disaster staffing
- Update and maintain a Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
- Enhance mitigation activities in Martin County
- Provide easy access of preparedness, planning, and emergency information to the citizens of Martin County
- Enhance communications with the local media, community associations and businesses
- Maintain an integrated countywide emergency communications system
- Ensure compliance with NIMS (National Incident Management System) and other Federal and State mandates
Preparing for Disasters
Use the menu on the right to learn more about the Emergency Operations Center and ongoing planning to ensure the safety and recovery of citizens before, during, and after disasters.