Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) is Arkansas' Homeland Security and Preparedness Agency. ADEM is lead agency for the State of Arkansas for all natural and man-made disasters that occur in the state. In addition, ADEM serves at the State Administrative Agency for a number of Federal Grant Programs awarded to the state. These grant programs include the State Homeland Security Grant Program, Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program, Hazard Mitigation Program and others.