Emergency Management

  

Office of Emergency Management

 

Contact: 856-845-0066

 

 

 

 

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property, and the environment through mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery from all natural and man-made hazards that may impact our city.

 

What we do for you and Woodbury:

  • Coordinate Emergency Management activities for the City of Woodbury.
  • Maintain and update the city Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, Hazards Vulnerability Analysis, and Hazard Mitigation Plan.
  • Activate and staff the city Emergency Operations Center.
  • Work with other county, city, town, department, agency, and task force elements to develop a variety of related emergency plans, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Coordinate for local, state, and federal government response and recovery operations during a major emergency or disaster.
  • Maintain and operate the city fixed-site and mobile Emergency Operations Center.
  • Monitor severe weather watches, warnings, and special statements issued by the National  Weather Service and provide this information to other local government departments including public safety and public works agencies.
  • Serve as staff support for the City of Woodbury Local Emergency Planning Committee for Hazardous Materials.
  • Provide assistance and support to all public safety agencies, government entities, and private sector partners through planning, training, and exercising.
  • Coordinate resource support to tactical response units and on scene Incident Commanders.
  • Provide continuity of Operations Planning information and guidance.

Woodbury’s OEM plan approved by the state:

2017 Woodbury City EOP Approval Letter x State OEM- to 30 April -2021