Contact Information

Mike Neelon
(208) 883-2265
(208) 883-2288
Latah County Annex
200 S Almon Street,
Suite 104
Moscow, ID 83843

Shelter-In-Place Brochure
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Disaster Services Department

News & Events

Idaho State Alert and Warning System

Resolve to be Ready in 2014

I.C.E. - In Case of Emergency

You can store the word “ICE” in your cell phone address book, and against it enter the number of the person you would want to be contacted “In Case of Emergency”. Also, read information about living wills. You should also carry the Med Alert Card. It's your mini medical record. You can print out a free Medical ID Card for you wallett using forms at

Latah County Multi-Hazard Mitigation and Community Wildfire Protection Plans

Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
Community Wildfire Protection Plan
Community Wildfire Protection Plan - Appendices

Home Security

Home Security Checklist
County-Wide EAS

Need Help? Want to Volunteer?

Do you need help or want to volunteer, but don't know where to start? Dial 2-1-1, Idaho CareLine.

 Department Description

With the cooperation and supervision of the County Commissioners the Department of Disaster Services is responsible for the development, maintenance and implementation of the Latah County Emergency Operations Plan. This department is also responsible for the coordination of response to emergencies/disasters whether natural, manmade, technological or war related. The department coordinates the efforts of the Local Emergency Planning Committee in accomplishing these goals; as well as providing emergency preparedness information and training for individuals, families, industry, local government officials and first-responders.

 Disaster Preparedness and

Mutual Support agreement between Latah and Whitman Counties for disasters.

Latah County CERT

Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) Mission Statement

Latah County CERT Policies and Procedures

Other Training

FEMA Emergency Management Institute

Pandemic Flu Information

Evacuation Guidance - City of Moscow/U of I

Evacuation Guidance - Rural Areas

Letter and package bomb indicators

Letter and package bomb indicators
(posted September 20, 2001)
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If you have questions, please call us at 883-2265. We will do our best to provide an answer for you.