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Emergency Management
The mission of the depot's emergency management program is to provide policy and oversight on all depot emergency management initiatives in order to ensure mitigation, preparation, response and recovery to emergencies and disasters in an all-hazards environment. Focused on saving lives, reducing human suffering and reducing great property loss, the program will:
  • Develop plans and procedures to ensure the highest levels of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
  • Maintain a comprehensive, risked-based, multi-hazard emergency management and training program.
  • Coordinate with federal, state and local resources for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery operations.
Emergency management inquiries may be directed to:

Depot Emergency Operations Center

(843) 228-3712 or email
Command Duty Officer

(843) 228-2469
Video by Cpl. Yamil Casarreal
Prepare for Hurricane Season
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island
April 22, 2020 | 0:32
Video highlighting the importance to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season.

(U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Yamil Casarreal)
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