The Florida Division of Emergency Management, also known as FDEM, responds to several natural and manmade disasters. The division offers a range of emergency preparedness, response and recovery services. It provides technical assistance solutions and conducts emergency operations for the state, federal and local government agencies. The Florida Division of Emergency Management maintains the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee in Florida. The division also conducts damage assessment surveys. It operates State Warning Point, which is an emergency communications center. The Florida Division of Emergency Management administers various mitigation programs. The division also maintains information management and natural and technological hazard sections. It is a part of the government of the state of Florida.