New York City - Office of Emergency Management

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URL http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/home/home.shtml
Street address 165 Cadman Plaza East

Brooklyn, NY 11201

City New York City
State New York
General phone number 718-422-4888URIs of the form "718-422-4888" are not allowed.
Specific emergencies 2011 Hurricane Irene, 2012 Hurricane Sandy
Resource type Preparing for an emergency, Getting help after an emergency, News
Resource sub-type Government Resources
Types of emergencies handled Earthquake; Severe weather; Flooding and tsunami; "Urban fire, explosion, or bombing" is not in the list of possible values (Earthquake, Volcanic eruption, Severe weather, Flooding and tsunami, Urban fire or explosion, Wildland fire, Utility disruption, Transportation emergency, Solar storm/EMP attack, Meteorite/space debris, War or Civil disturbance, Chemical spill or release, Disease outbreak, Famine, Nuclear and radiation accidents) for this property.; Utility disruption; Transportation emergency; Solar storm/EMP attack; "Civil disturbance" is not in the list of possible values (Earthquake, Volcanic eruption, Severe weather, Flooding and tsunami, Urban fire or explosion, Wildland fire, Utility disruption, Transportation emergency, Solar storm/EMP attack, Meteorite/space debris, War or Civil disturbance, Chemical spill or release, Disease outbreak, Famine, Nuclear and radiation accidents) for this property.; Chemical spill or release
Area(s) covered New York City
Sorting Parameter New York City

New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) plans and prepares for emergencies, educates the public about preparedness, coordinates emergency response and recovery, and collects and disseminates emergency information.

To accomplish this mission, OEM maintains a disciplined unit of emergency management personnel, including responders, planners, watch commanders, and administrative and support staff, to identify and respond to various hazards.