Overview & Purpose


During an emergency, disaster or major event, the State of Nevada must provide accurate, coordinated, consistent and timely information to the citizens of Nevada. Information during a time of  crisis will be one of the most vital resources that will instill confidence that all levels of government are working in partnership to restore essential services and help individuals begin to put their lives back together.  Using the concepts put forth in this plan, the State of Nevada will be able to communicate vital information to the citizens of this state.


The purpose of the State of Nevada Joint Information System Operations Plan (OPLAN) describes an integrated strategy to provide coordinated information during an emergency, disaster or major event through the State Joint Information System (JIS) to support statewide and local response efforts.  This OPLAN describes the state JIS mission, concepts of operations, organization structures and it identifies roles and responsibilities to meet mission requirements.