The Narragansett Emergency Management Agency is responsible for the town's planning, response, recovery and mitigation of natural disasters, technological accidents, terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
The NEMA is led by Director Scott Partington who also serves as the Fire Chief. Chief of Police Dean Hoxsie serves as the Deputy EMA Director. Together both Chief Partington and Chief Hoxsie provide the leadership and knowledge to lead the Town through any disaster it may encounter.
The Narragansett Emergency Operations Plan has identified and prioritized hazards that could affect the community. Based upon history, vulnerability, threat and probability, the following hazards are identified in order of concern: