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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Our Blog News

Exercise players.
October 30, 2023

On October 17, 2023 and October 27, 2023 NVERS hosted offerings of the Regional Chemical Emergency Surge Tabletop Exercise (TTX).

exercise participants in the Fairfax County EOC.
October 10, 2023

On October 4, 2023 NVERS hosted the region's sixth annual dialysis exercises.

Instructor provides guidance on completing decontamination procedures.
September 20, 2023

On September 19, 2023 NVERS provided the pilot offering of a regionally developed hospital decontamination course.

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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