Emergency Management


We oversee USGS's emergency management activities. These include providing executive direction, oversight, and support to USGS managers in responding to major hazard events and ensuring that the USGS is able to fulfill our mission under all circumstances. We also provide support to certain National Response Framework emergency support functions.


Date published: November 9, 2018

USGS Working to Restore Streamgages

For questions about a streamgage in your state, please contact your local USGS water science center; contacts can be found at?https://water.usgs.gov/key_officials.html.

Date published: October 18, 2018

Before and After: Coastal Change Caused by Hurricane Michael

To learn more about USGS’ role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Michael, visit the USGS Hurricane Michael page at?https://usgs.gov/hurricane-michael.

Date published: September 18, 2018

USGS Science – Leading the Way for Preparedness

Learn About USGS Hazards Science and More About National Preparedness Month:?The very nature of natural hazards means that they have the potential to impact a majority of Americans every year.? USGS science provides part of the foundation for emergency preparedness whenever and wherever disaster strikes.