Responding to the Needs of Marion County
Welcome to the Marion County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.. The Marion County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (MDHSEM) mission is to help organizations in Marion County prepare and cope with disasters and other emergencies. MDHSEM has a comprehensive plan to guide emergency personnel through the process of dealing with disasters and other emergencies in Marion County.
The Marion County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is in the process of updating the county's emergency response plan due to the ever-changing needs of Marion County. The Marion LEPC meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Marion County Central Communications Building, 50 Centerview, Fairmont, WV, in the Conference Room at 2:00pm.
Marion County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management offers several services to the citizens of Marion County. This agency starts by organizing the Local Emergency Planning Committee. This allows emergency providers to get the necessary information to plan for disasters, drill and other emergencies. Our office operates out of the Central Communications Center.