Emergency Management Division
4040 Losee Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Emergency Manager: Carlito Rayos
Phone (702) 633-2145
The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for administering an
all-hazard preparedness, prevention, response and recovery program for
the purpose of reducing the loss of life and property and for the protection
of citizens and industry in the event of any major emergency or disaster
affecting the city of North Las Vegas.
The goal of the OEM is to provide a proactive framework by developing
pre-planned mechanisms that include planning, training, and exercises,
which allow the City to operate in an effective and integrated manner
during a major emergency or disaster.
The objectives of the OEM reflect emphasis on the preservation of viable
city government and community functions regardless of the emergency or
disaster situation; they include:
- Supporting all city emergency services and functions through adoption
of the National Incident Management System (NIMS ).
- Providing a single point of coordination for city of North Las Vegas
emergency activities that include preparedness, prevention, response
- Focusing on the impact of a major emergency or disaster in terms of
recovery and the continuity of city operations.
- Emphasizing the coordination and integration of all city department's
emergency management and homeland security efforts under a single, pre-established
framework and working toward the achievement of consensus around it.
The OEM is responsible for: 1) Developing, revising and exercising
the North Las Vegas' emergency operations plan in coordination with
other city departments and allied agencies. 2) Activating the city's
emergency operations center to provide a coordinated response to major
emergencies and disasters. 3) Developing and conducting disaster preparedness
exercises for city personnel. 4) Providing emergency management and
NIMS training to city personnel. 5) Serving as the city's liaison to
other agencies concerning all emergency management matters. 6) Coordinating
the city's homeland security efforts with other public safety departments
and allied agencies.
The Office of Emergency Management was established by city ordinance,
Title 2, Chapter 2.32 of the city of North Las Vegas Municipal Code. For
more information, contact the North Las Vegas Office of Emergency Management
at (702) 633-2145.
Disaster Preparedness - General Precautions
& Disaster Preparedness for People With Disabilities
FEMA at: www.fema.gov
Department of Homeland Security at www.dhs.gov
American Red Cross at www.redcross.org
Ready America at www.ready.gov
Nevada DEM at dem.state.nv.us
Clark County OEM at www.co.clark.nv.us
Nevada Community Emergency Response Team at www.nvcert.org