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FEMA and State Schedule Briefings On Disaster Assistance

West Trenton, NJ – New Jersey County and Municipal Emergency Management officials are invited to briefings which will explain the process of applying for Federal disaster assistance for debris removal, snow removal, emergency protective measures, and hazard mitigation in the … Continue reading

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Get Connected with NJOEM Today!

  Get Connected with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) Follow us on social media! We post important information, news, and preparedness information for you and your family! Visit ready.nj.gov today to learn how to prepare your family … Continue reading

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FEMA Announces 2017 Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grants

It’s that time of year again! ***Applications for Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) are due to NJOEM through the eGrants system on the FEMA Grants Portal accessible at https://portal.fema.gov by COB Monday, October 2, 2017.*** The Federal … Continue reading

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Governor Christie Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm Stella

Trenton, NJ – In preparation for Winter Storm Stella expected to arrive in New Jersey tonight, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery … Continue reading

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New Jersey Announces Thursday Closure of State Offices Due To Winter Storm

Due to the impending severe winter storm, the State of New Jersey has authorized the closing of state offices on Thursday, February 9,‎ 2017 for all non-essential employees. Essential employees should report to work on their regular schedule. The winter … Continue reading

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New Jersey Search and Rescue Team Being Deployed to Florida

October 6, 2016 Today, Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, announced the deployment of 80 members of New Jersey Task Force 1 to assist with search and rescue operations as Hurricane Matthew moves closer into Florida. … Continue reading

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RFP for NJOEM Emergency Operations Center Planning and Training, & State Emergency Operations Center

ATTENTION This Bid Solicitation {Request for Proposal (RFP)} is issued by the Procurement Bureau, Division of Purchase and Property (Division), Department of the Treasury on behalf of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of State Police, and … Continue reading

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Governor Chris Christie Declares A State of Emergency For Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May Counties In Preparation For Tropical Storm Hermine

Saturday, September 3, 2016 Trenton, NJ – Governor Chris Christie today declared a state of emergency for Ocean County, Atlantic County and Cape May County as a result of severe weather conditions expected later today and throughout the Labor Day weekend. … Continue reading

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FEMA and State Schedule Briefings on Disaster Assistance

FEMA and State Schedule Briefings On Disaster Assistance West Trenton, NJ – New Jersey County and Municipal Emergency Management officials are invited to briefings which will explain the process of applying for Federal disaster assistance for debris removal, snow removal, … Continue reading

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FEMA ANNOUNCES 2016 FMA AND PDM GRANTS

It’s that time of year again!!! Please help us spread the word, and share the following announcement regarding the 2016 FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grants, with your local municipal coordinators and other interested parties. The … Continue reading

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Governor Christie Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Arrival Of Winter Storm

Trenton, NJ – With Winter Storm Jonas expected to arrive in New Jersey tonight, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Preparedness

It looks like the time has come to trade in our beach blankets and beach towels for winter blankets and winter coats! Not to mention stock up on the break, milk, and eggs! Winter weather looks like it’s coming our … Continue reading

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FEMA SELECTS OVER $37 MILLION IN NJ FMA & PDM APPLICATIONS, MORE THAN ANY OTHER STATE

West Trenton, NJ – And the envelope please… The winner is New Jersey Office of Emergency Management’s (NJOEM) Hazard Mitigation Unit with almost $38 million in FEMA mitigation grant projects selected in a competitive application process. That amount is more … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPRAREDNESS MONTH

For Immediate Release: September 17, 2015 West Trenton, NJ – September’s National Preparedness Month is in full swing at the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM). They are reminding New Jersey residents “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan … Continue reading

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NJOEM Announces Deadline Extension for Requests for Public Assistance Resulting from June 23rd Storm

West Trenton – The NJOEM Recovery Bureau in coordination with FEMA has extended the Request for Public Assistance (RPA) submission deadline for the Straight Line Winds Storm Event on June 23, 2015 (DR-4231) until  Friday, September 4th 2015. If you believe you have more than $3,040.00 … Continue reading

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FEMA and State Schedule Briefings On Disaster Assistance

NJ Office of Emergency Management Colonel Rick Fuentes                          Major Jeffrey  Mottley Superintendent, New Jersey State Police State Director of Emergency Management Commanding Officer, Emergency Management FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEMA External AffairsPhyllis Deroian (732) 216-5810NJOEM PIO Laura … Continue reading

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Governor Chris Christie Announces Federal Disaster Aid Approved for Four New Jersey Counties for Storm Damage Incurred from June 23rd Macroburst

Governor Chris Christie Announces Federal Disaster Aid Approved for Four New Jersey Counties for Storm Damage Incurred from June 23rd Macroburst Federal Government Approves Public Assistance for Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Contact: … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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