Interoperable. Interdisciplinary. Interjurisdictional.

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The Northern Virginia Emergency Response System (NVERS) supports regional collaboration and capacity building in all facets of emergency preparedness within Northern Virginia.

An emergency preparedness coalition

Set strategic goals that support a collaborative approach to emergency preparedness, operational coordination, and recovery.

Standardize processes, plans, and technology used during emergencies across the region.

Prepare responders and healthcare workers for critical incidents through training, exercises, and resource acquisition.

Provide a regional forum to solve common preparedness challenges together.

Together, we build capabilities that can’t be achieved alone.


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July 22, 2021

NVERS, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Emergency

June 22, 2021

On April 30, 2021, the Northern Virginia Emergency Response System (NVERS) and Northern Virginia Hospital Alliance (NVHA) announced exciting news about the future of the two organizations

From left to right: Chief Technology Officer Mike Cannon, Sheriff David Decatur, Fire Chief Joseph Cardello, Board of Supervisors Chair Crystal Vanuch, Vice-Chair Cindy Shelton, NVERS Executive Director Kristin Nickerson, and NVERS Program Director Andrew Slater
June 22, 2021

On June 1, 2021, Stafford County Government held a ribbon cuttin

Better together.

Through strategic planning, priority-setting, information sharing, training, exercises, equipment acquisition, and policy-making, NVERS supports a regional approach to coordinated emergency preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery across jurisdiction and discipline boundaries.

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