Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

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Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC)

Providing recovery resources for people from Camden and Gloucester Counties affected by the recent flooding event.

Dates/Times: Sunday, June 30th, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Gloucester City High School   1300 Market St, Gloucester City, NJ 08030

Partner resources available at the MARC will include service organizations such as the American Red Cross, Team Rubicon, Catholic Charities USA, and others. Also present will be Camden and Gloucester County agencies, including Office of Emergency Management.

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For additional info about available services and resources, please visit NJ211.org or call 2-1-1.

SPONSORED BY THE CAMDEN AND GLOUCESTER COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

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Continued Flood Recovery 

The recent storms have been added to the States post event Disaster Declaration. While we seek to maximize any/all possible State and FEMA Disaster resources to our residents/businesses we seek to provide content expert/best practices to assist in your recovery. 

All of the usual places, including a few additional, were impacted by the > 4” of water received in 12-20 hours  which approximates what we receive in the month of June in town. 

All City Departments were in an “All Hands Operating” mode during the storms. DPW and Environmental Utilities clearing culverts, filling standpipes, monitoring pump stations wells, placing barricades, etc; FD responding to emergencies including approximately 3-4 dozen dewaterings/rescues, PD assisting with same as well as diverting traffic where needed, etc. Collectively we have been working with our County, State and Federal partners before, during and after the storm.  Preliminary Damage assessments have been performed and continue. Please utilize the below links to assist you in your recovery and know we are here for you as always. 

NOTE: As  always if you’re thinking about calling 911 due to a structural and/or safety concern please do so. 

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/disaster-cleanup.html

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/recovering-financially.html

Resident Emergency Preparedness Guide – Click Here to View Guide


Mitigation Plans for Camden County
Currently, we are participating with the County Office of Emergency Management to update the municipality’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The original plan was adopted several years ago and needs to be updated to maintain eligibility for certain federal grants as well as make sure we are working together to reduce the risk from natural disasters and hazards to the extent possible. The website includes current information and also will allow you to submit any comments or questions.  Click Here to Get More Info


Red Cross Mobile Apps – First Aid by American Red Cross
The official American Red Cross First Aid app puts expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand. Available for i Phone and Andriod devices, the official American Red Cross First Aid app gives you instant access to the information you need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies. With videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to know first aid. Link to site and video.  http://www.redcross.org/FirstAidApp


The Office of Emergency Management wishes to assist you in your emergency planning needs to the best of our ability.  

For those desiring public access to items covered under the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act Section 11044 the Office of Emergency Management maintains a current, up to date document, for the year and can make the information available for your review at Gloucester City Fire Headquarters, 1 N. King Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030 by appointment. Please call 856-456-9400 (ask for the Chief’s Office) or email (click here) to make arrangements.


Smart911 for Gloucester City
To learn more about go to https://www.smart911.com/
To sign up for Smart911 https://www.smart911.com/smart911/registration/registrationLanding.action


Useful Links
www.state.nj.us/njoem
www.state.nj.us/health
www.ready.gov
www.fema.gov

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