The mission of the Emergency Management Agency is to develop a comprehensive emergency management program that seeks to mitigate the effects of various hazards, to prepare for measures, which will preserve life and minimize damage, to respond during emergencies and provide assistance, and to establish a recovery system to return the community to a normal status. This agency combines the local resources of Coffee County, the City of Manchester and the City of Tullahoma, along with State and Federal resources to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from the effects of natural or man-made disasters, technological accidents, national security threats, and other disrupting incidents that may impact our area.
The Coffee County Emergency Management Agency is charged with the overall responsibility of coordinating the county's preparedness for and response to disasters. Geographically, its authority extends to the entire county as defined by state law TCA 58-2-110
Charged with the overall responsibility of coordinating the county's preparedness for and response to disasters.