Departments Emergency Services / Disaster Agency Mission
 
 

The Mission of ESDA

The Mission of Batavia Emergency Services and Disaster Agency is to provide trained volunteer manpower to assist the City in the four phases of Emergency Management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Goal and Objectives:

• Developing, maintaining, and operating the city's outdoor warning siren system.

• Educating the public on steps they can take to protect themselves from the effects of disasters.

• Developing and conducting emergency management training and education programs for city personnel and citizens.

• Coordinating with private relief agencies to ensure the provision of relief supplies.

• Assessment of potential hazards and notification of city officials.

• Support of the Incident Command System at a scene of an emergency or disaster.

• Assisting in the development of media information regarding incidents.

• Coordination of emergency lighting or electric generation at incident sites.

• Assisting all city departments as needed at incident sites.

• Managing the City's emergency supplies inventory and providing back-up communications systems.

• Assisting in disaster recovery operations.