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Disaster Preparedness / Homeland Security


Emergency Management Accreditation

                       Accredited: October 2019

Gregory J. Butcher, Deputy Commissioner

Office 716-858-2944


Darien Pratchett, Emergency Services Coordinator

Office 716-858-6419


Emergency Contact: (716) 898-3696 -MERS Control

The Civil Defense/Disaster Preparedness Division executes the County plan for civil defense and disaster relief before, during and after any type of natural disaster, man-made disaster, or wartime situation. The activities of this Division are mandated by State Law, with the County maintaining control over certain levels of services.