Additional Emergency Resources

Your Family Disaster Plan

Volunteers needed:  Medical Reserve Corps
Medical and non-medical volunteers needed for Essex County MRC (Medical Reserve Corps).
Also, visit the Essex Regional Health Commission website.

Essex County Public Health Reserve Corps Information

New Jersey Flood Fact Sheet;  Coastal Evacuation and Storm Surge Maps

Ready Together New Jersey: A Public Health Guide to Emergency Planning
Easy-to-read booklet helps residents prepare themselves and their families for a health emergency.

Pandemic Flu: Guide to Preparing 
From the Livingston Health Department. What you should know, what you can do, contents of an pandemic flu emergency kit, and public health implications.

Essex County Office of Emergency Management
593 Lincoln Avenue, 2nd floor, Orange, NJ 07050,  973-395-2572

County of Essex

Essex Regional Health Commission

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Are You Ready?  FEMA Citizen Guide to Preparedness
A comprehensive source of individual, family, and community preparedness. Includes print and video about: basic preparedness, natural hazards, technological hazards, terrorism, recovering from a disaster, disaster supplies checklist, and family communications plan.

American Red Cross (National)

American Red Cross (Local)
209 Fairfield Rd, Fairfield, NJ 07004,  973-797-3300

Citizen Corps

National Weather Service

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
NJ State Police Headquarters, PO Box 706, West Trenton, NJ 08628
Includes: “Plan & Prepare” section highlighting the three basic steps to all-hazards preparedness: “Get a Kit” of emergency supplies, “Make a Plan” for what your family will do during an emergency; and “Stay Informed” of possible threats.

New Jersey Homeland Security

New Jersey State Police

New Jersey State Police/OEM

US Department of Education Emergency Planning

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

National Preparedness Resource Library

Ready – Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed
Informational sites for citizens, business and kids

September is National Preparedness Month
e Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare
National Preparedness Month is a nationwide effort held each September to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools.