PEMA has a single mission which integrates Emergency Management and Homeland Security.
It is the vision of the Providence Emergency Management Agency & Office of Homeland Security to be recognized as the most professional, well respected, proactive, community and customer oriented municipal emergency management agency in the State of Rhode Island.
Providence Emergency Management Agency is charged with protecting the community by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism or other man-made disasters.
We undertake this mission with clear customer-focus and recognition that people are the most valuable asset. We value the contributions and dedication of the personnel who staff the emergency response and management systems. We employ and deploy the best available technologies in support of our mission.