Buncombe County Emergency Management is responsible for disaster planning and response. The department reviews emergency plans for Buncombe County in North Carolina. It assists private businesses, industries and government agencies to implement various emergency plans. Buncombe County Emergency Management is a part of the Buncombe County Government, which also operates administration, finance, human resources, and parks and recreation services departments. The government additionally maintains purchasing, social services, tax, transportation, and planning and development departments. Its transportation department manages a fleet of vans and buses. The government s human resources department offers recruitment services for various county departments. Its planning and development services department provides direction, administration and support services.