Local Emergency Management Accreditation Program

Overview
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The Local Emergency Management Accreditation Program is a voluntary program that provides local emergency management offices in New York State a mechanism to evaluate and enhance the overall proficiency of their agency.

Accreditation is a formal recognition that an office's policies and practices meet or exceed standards in all primary aspects of emergency management, to include preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.

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Accreditation Process
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County Emergency Management Offices may seek accreditation. Accredited jurisdictions become eligible for reaccreditation after five years. Learn more about the process and apply.

Accredited Jurisdictions

Accredited Jurisdictions

Counties that have achieved accreditation: Albany, Broome, Chemung, Erie, Livingston, Madison, Montgomery, Nassau, New York City, Oneida, Saratoga, Washington, and Wayne.