Department of Emergency Management

Mission Statement

The Klickitat County Department of Emergency Management’s (KCDEM) mission is to provide robust disaster mitigation, response, recovery, and public outreach through various emergency management programs. The E-911 Dispatch function of KCDEM is dedicated to providing prompt, courteous, and professional handling of all 9-1-1 and non emergent calls. It is our mission to protect life and property by delivering professional, effective and compassionate 9-1-1 public safety communications to the public and public safety responders of Klickitat County. 

Telecommunicator Week April 11th - 17th

Image of proclamation of NPS Telecommunicators Week April 11 - 17 2021

9-1-1 Communication Officers as First Responders

Proclamation 9-1-1 Comms Officers as First Responders


                      PLANNING AHEAD

Photo_MtAdams_Farm in Klickitat County