FEMA ANNOUNCES 2015 FMA AND PDM GRANTS

FEMA ANNOUNCES 2015 FMA AND PDM GRANTS Submissions due to NJOEM no later than August 3, 2015 Grants FEMA has announced the FY 2015 Notice of Funding Opportunities for two of the Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs: Flood Mitigation Assistance and Pre-Disaster Mitigation. HMA grant programs provide states, tribes, territories, and local governments funding … Continue reading

CITIZEN CORPS /CERT Overview & Update Workshop at the 2015 NJEPA Conference

ATTENTION OEM/CERT COORDINATORS!!! Joe Geleta & Howie Butt will be hosting a CITIZEN CORPS /CERT Overview & Update Workshop at the 2015 NJEPA Conference: Tropicana Hotel in Atlantic City Thursday, May 7, 2015 0845 -1000 The workshop will facilitate a discussion on best practices, funding strategies, obtaining equipment for your team, availability of more CERT utility trailers, and … Continue reading

NJ-TF1/USAR Red Team Drill 2015

NJ-TF1/USAR Red Team Drill 2015

We are very proud of our NJ-TF1/USAR members for successfully completing their NJ-TF1 Urban Search & Rescue Red Team Drill. This operations based exercise was designed to establish a learning environment for NJ-TF1’s 200 volunteer members to exercise emergency response plans, policies, and procedures as they pertain to structural collapse rescue. NJ-TF1 members demonstrated the … Continue reading

CERT TTT Program Manager Course – June 2015

NEW JERSEY CITIZEN CORPS   & NEW JERSEY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN COOPERATION WITH SOMERSET COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PRESENTS: CERT    TRAIN–THE– TRAINER PROGRAM MANAGER COURSE JUNE 18-19, 2015 SOMERSET COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES TRAINING ACADEMY 402 ROYCEFIELD ROAD HILLSBOROUGH, NJ 08844 All training materials will be provided to each attendee. There are NO … Continue reading

Early Dismissal of State Offices Friday, March 20, 2015

Due to the inclement weather there is an early dismissal of all state offices starting on a staggered schedule at 2pm today, Friday March 20, 2015. The early dismissal does not include essential employees who shall remain until the normal close of business. REMINDER: NJ is covered by two different weather stations: Mount Holly, NJ … Continue reading

State of Emergency Declared Beginning March 4, 2015 – Press Release

Governor Chris Christie Declares State of Emergency As Winter Storm Hits New Jersey For Immediate Release Contact: Kevin Roberts Wednesday, March 4, 2015 609-777-2600 Trenton, NJ – With a winter storm expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie today declared a State of Emergency, authorizing the State Director of Emergency … Continue reading

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED NO DRIVING RESTRICTIONS

EO-167Governor Chris Christie Declares State of Emergency As Winter Storm Hits New Jersey For Immediate Release                                                                Contact: Michael Drewniak Wednesday, November 26, 2014                                                                    Kevin Roberts 609-777-2600   Trenton, NJ – With Winter Storm Cato expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, … Continue reading

SITUATION REPORT MAY 1, 2O14 – SIGNIFICANT RAIN EVENT

South Region Counties Atlantic – No major issues reported. Burlington – Due to minor flooding along the Rancocas Creek, Lumberton has declared a SOE at approximately 0500 hours. Approximately 30 people have been evacuated to a reception center at a local fire and/or municipal hall. Medford is also experiencing flooding and began evacuations of low-lying … Continue reading

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED, NO TRAVEL BAN, STATE OFFICES CLOSED MONDAY 3/3/14

Governor Chris Christie Declares State of Emergency In Preparation For Winter Storm Titan Governor Closes State Offices Monday For All Non-Essential Workers   For Immediate Release                                                                Contact: Michael Drewniak Sunday, March 2, 2014                                                                                      Colin Reed                                                                                                                       609-777-2600   Trenton, … Continue reading

NJ STATE OFFICES DELAYED OPENING 11 AM TUES 2/18/14

DELAYED OPENING – ALL STATE OFFICES TO OPEN AT 11:00 AM Due to hazardous winter weather conditions expected through the morning commute  tomorrow,  Governor Chris Christie has decided to delay the opening of all State offices on Tuesday, February 18, 2014.  In order to allow ample time for roadways, parking lots, and sidewalks to be cleared … Continue reading

Attention Essex County Residents – Sandy Recovery News

  IMPORTANT HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY NEWS hablamos español * falamos português * nou pale creole * nous parlons français World Renew Volunteers will be working from Feb.11th -22nd  to do Long Term Recovery Assessments with Essex County residents affected by Hurricane Sandy.  Who is World Renew? World Renew Disaster Response Services, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, has … Continue reading

Governor Christie Announces 10:30 a.m. Delayed Opening For State Offices On Friday, February 14

Governor Christie Announces 10:30 a.m. Delayed Opening For State Offices On Friday, February 14 Delayed Opening Will Allow For Clearing Of Roadways And Less Hazardous Travel Conditions During Morning Commute   For Immediate Release                                                                Contact: Michael Drewniak Thursday, February 13, 2014                                                        … Continue reading