Emergency Management Agency

For updated information regarding COVID-19 vaccines, please visit the links below.  

Individuals
  • Cumberland County Government is not running COVID-19 vaccine clinics, or building registries of organizations or individuals interested in the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • To learn more about COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, sites and scheduling, please visit: https://www.maine.gov/covid19/vaccines/vaccination-sites This website will be updated as more clinics administering the vaccine open.
  First Responders  
  • Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency coordinates to connect first responders (EMS, local/county/state/federal police officers, fire fighters, and dispatchers) with COVID-19 clinics. Cumberland County Emergency Management has been in contact with relevant agency Chiefs and Directors. Link to Plan
  • First responders should contact their leadership for more information. In the event the leadership has questions, please contact Director Matthew Mahar at mahar@cumberlandcounty.org or Deputy Director Emily Kaster at kaster@cumberlandcounty.org
Critical Infrastructure/Essential Workers

Welcome

Our goal is to provide valuable information that will assist you with understanding the various aspects of Emergency Management and how our office assists you, as members of Cumberland County, in the event of disaster.

Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the information we have provided on this site. In the event of an actual emergency situation, your knowledge of what to do will be of great benefit to you and your family.

What We Do

The Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA) supports the disaster preparedness of our county; communication and coordination of emergency services before, during, and after a disaster; development of contingency and preparedness plans; and providing education on how to prepare for and reduce the effects of disasters. The Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA) is an independent department of the county government, reporting to the County Commissioners through the County Manager.

Our Mission

To provide Cumberland County residents, local municipal governments, businesses and industries, and non-profit organizations the education and support necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all types of disasters through a comprehensive, risk-based, all-hazard emergency management program.

Our Vision

Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency is dedicated to building a safer future through effective partnerships of local government, emergency services, private sector, and volunteer agencies to save lives, protect property and reduce the effects of disasters through preparedness, prevention, planning, response, and recovery activities.

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