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Emergency Preparedness/ Threat Management Updates

Active Notices

New Jersey Specific Weather Forecasts, Watches and Warnings.

Power Outages

New Jersey's major power companies Outage Page:

What to do Before a Blackout Happens?

What to do During a Blackout?

What to do After a Blackout?

Further Reading on Power Outages.


Family Preparedness: Floods and Flash Floods

National Flood Insurance Program


Hurricanes And Tropical Storm Forecast - National Hurricane Center

What To Do Now, Before a Hurricane or Tropical Storm Strikes

What To Do When a Hurricane or Tropical Storm is Approaching

Returning Home AFTER a Hurricane

State OEM Hurricane Survival Guide for New Jersey

Winter Weather Hazards

Preparing for Winter Weather Hazards

Winter Weather Preparedness


Measuring an Earthquake's Intensity - The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale 

Community Earthquake Planning 

NJ Geological & Water Survey

LCSN, Earthquakes in the Northeastern United States

Earthquake Hazard Program

Pandemic Influenza

General Information on Pandemic Flu

Pandemic Influenza Awareness Program

New Jersey Pandemic Influenza Plan

Get Flu Ready, New Jersey


National Service Fire Weather

Wildfire Prevention and Education

Firewise Communities

Wildfire Hazard Mitigation


Chemical Agents: Facts About Sheltering in Place

Chemical Agents: Facts About Evacuation)

Chemical Agents: Facts About Personal Cleaning and Disposal of Contaminated Clothing

Useful Information

The Department of Homeland Security Notice of Funding Opportunity FY 15 Flood Mitigation Assistance

FY 2015 Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Grant Program Fact Sheet

The Department of Homeland Security Notice of Funding Opportunity FY 15 Pre-Disaster Mitigation

FY 2015 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant Program Fact Sheet

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management

New Jersey Evacuation Routes

New Jersey County Office of Emergency Management

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management Resources and Links for Local Government Officials

FEMA Fact Sheets

Red Cross Disaster and Safety Library

Follow NJ Office of Emergency Management on Twitter

“Like" the NJOEM on Facebook

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NJ Alert - NJ Alert is a free, voluntary and confidential emergency alerting system that allows NJ Office of Emergency Management officials to send E-mail or text messages to cell phones and other email enabled devices during an emergency event. Sign up for NJ Alert by logging on to:

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