Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
Mission Statement:To coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
Vision Statement:A safer future through effective partnerships committed to saving lives and reducing the impact of disasters.
About:Office of Emergency Management The Essex County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for maintaining and enforcing the New Jersey State Disaster Laws. The state law requires every municipality to have a state approved Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and to appoint a Coordinator. The Emergency Management Office assists the 37 county municipalities in developing their EOPs and keeping them current. The Local Emergency Management Coordinators, along with members of public safety organizations, volunteer, and private entities, such as the Red Cross, know their responsibilities and how they are expected to conduct their job. The Office of Emergency Management is charged with coordinating the efforts of these agencies and organizations during a disaster or natural emergency.
Millburn OEM Contact:
Millburn Fire Headquarters
459 Essex St.
Millburn, NJ 07041
(973) - 564 - 7078