The following emergency management plans were designed specifically for the City of Redmond and have been adopted by the Redmond City Council and approved by FEMA.
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
This plan provides the City of Redmond guidance in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from an incident. It discusses guidelines on how city departments coordinate their actions to continue essential functions.
One of a family of plans published by the City of Redmond, the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) is the framework for city-wide mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities for all types of hazards. Its intent is to provide a structure for standardizing plans citywide and to facilitate interoperability between local, state, and federal governments.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) developed a list of critical functions that often need to be enacted in response to disasters. Those national-standard functions, called Emergency Support Functions (ESFs), are customized and defined within state and local CEMPs for interoperability.
Emergency Support Functions (ESFs)
- ESF-1 Transportation (PDF)
- ESF-2 Telecommunications, Information Systems, and Warning (PDF)
- ESF-3 Public Works and Engineering (PDF)
- ESF-4 Firefighting (PDF)
- ESF-5 Emergency Management (PDF)
- ESF-6 Mass Care, Housing, and Human Services (PDF)
- ESF-7 Resources Support (PDF)
- ESF-8 Public Health and Medical Services (PDF)
Hazard Mitigation Plan
Hazard mitigation is sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and their property. Redmond’s Hazard Mitigation Plan creates a framework for risk-based decision making to reduce damages to lives, property, and the economy from future disasters.
Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan
Redmond is a partner in the King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan (KCRHMP) update for 2015, which includes 57 local governments. Redmond City Council Adopted the plan in City of Redmond Resolution number 1421 on March 3, 2015. FEMA review and final approval was completed May 1, 2015.
The King County Basic Plan (PDF) (435 pages) outlines hazards for the entire region.
The Redmond Annex (PDF), Chapter 20 of Volume 2c, (55 pages) provides Redmond-specific information including history of natural hazard events, hazard risk ranking, hazard mitigation action plan and mitigation strategy priority; demographic data; and hazard maps related to critical infrastructure, liquefaction susceptibility, National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program Soil Classification, flood hazard, and fire fuel behavior.
2009 Redmond Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP)
- The 2009 HMP was created specifically for Redmond and consequently provides more detailed information than was practical to include in the Redmond annex to the King County 2015 HMP. The 2009 version is included here for historical purposes due to the depth of information from that snapshot in time.
- This version was in effect from 2009 to 2014 and was reviewed and approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Redmond City Council subsequently adopted the plan in City of Redmond Resolution Number 1314 on December 15, 2009.
The Hazard Mitigation Plan (PDF) is available as an Adobe PDF document.
- Contents and Summary
- Chapter 1 - Introduction and Adoption
- Chapter 2 - Community Profile
- Chapter 3 - Planning Process
- Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
- Chapter 4 - Severe Storms
- Chapter 5 - Earthquakes
- Chapter 6 - Floods
- Chapter 7 - Wildfires
- Chapter 8 - Landslides
- Chapter 9 - Pandemics
- Chapter 10 - Heat Waves
- Chapter 11 - Droughts
- Chapter 12 - Hazardous Materials
- Chapter 13 - Mitigation Strategy
- Chapter 14 - Plan Maintenance Process
- Recovery Plan