The Jones County Emergency Operations Center, located in Laurel MS, serves the community in times of need, disaster, preparation and ongoing support.
Plans or preparations made to save lives and to help response and rescue operations.
Any activity that prevents an emergency, reduces the chance of an emergency happening, or reduces the damaging effects of unavoidable emergencies.
Actions taken to save lives and prevent further property damage in an emergency situation. Response is putting your preparedness plans into action.
Actions taken to return to a normal or an even safer situation following an emergency.