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Office of Emergency Management
The Office of Emergency Management acts as a coordinating agency among local, state, and federal agencies. The Office of Emergency Management works in conjunction with county and municipal health agencies and health care providers, and emergency service personnel including police, fire, EMS, and the Sheriff's Office to coordinate responses in the event of an emergency.

The office assists local agencies in the establishment of their Emergency Operations Plan, which it then sends on to the New Jersey State Police Office of Emergency Management for final approval. The office also files all municipal applications for state and/or federal disaster relief funding.

Community Announcement

Flood Risk Open House

Passaic County, NJ

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), along with County and local officials have been working to update your community’s Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS).

In June 2015 we held a CCO meeting county officials to review the recently released preliminary FIRM and preliminary FIS. As a follow up we are holding an Open House to provide community residents the opportunity to learn about the flood risk and provide feedback on the products. The

 Flood Risk Open House meeting will be held:

Passaic County Open House

Sept 17, 2015

4 PM – 8 PM

Passaic Public Safety Academy

300 Oldham Rd

Wayne, NJ 07470

The primary goal of the Flood Risk Open House meeting is to provide local residents and business owners the opportunity to visit with community, county, State, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials and to learn:

  • More about the current mapping project
  • What the new digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are and what they mean
  • What options they have if they are affected
  • Where to go to find out more information