Office of Emergency Management Staff for The Township of Maplewood
Coordinator of OEM - Mr. Joseph Manning - (973) 762-8120 ext. 2000
Deputy Coordinator - Police Chief Robert Cimino- (973) 762-3400 ext. 7901
Deputy Coordinator - Fire Chief Michael R. Dingelstedt- (973) 762-6500 ext. 11
CERT Coordinator - Fire Deputy Chief Michael Weber - (973) 762-6500 ext. 12
This staff coordinates meetings and all necessary correspondence with The Essex County Coordinator for operations pertaining to The Office of Emergency Management.
LINKS TO HELPFUL WEBSITES
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USDHS)
The USDHS website provides up to date information on the nation's security as well as resources for preparedness, including:
Family Preparedness - Don't Be Scared, Be Ready
Working With DHS (Businesses)
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in
their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community.
For more information on how you can join the Township of Maplewood CERT program, please contact Deputy Chief Michael Weber at (973) 762-6500 ext. 17.
Other helpful resources:
Disaster Recovery Training (Free)
Natural Disasters: Be Informed
Disaster Recovery Center Locator
A Guide Keeping your Family Safe During an Earthquake
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY for MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS!
The Maplewood Health Department is recruiting volunteers with medical credentials and non-medical volunteers to assist the Township during times of emergency. The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has been established to maintain a list of trained people that may be called when staff is not sufficient to meet the needs of the community. What is the Medical Reserve Corps? New Jersey has created the New Jersey Medical Reserve Corps (NJMRC) under the auspices of the New Jersey Citizen Corps. This program is designed to help identify and register individuals who are willing to serve within their local area. Volunteers will be utilized through county and local health agencies as part of the emergency management system in that jurisdiction. The mission of the Medical Reserve Corps is to develop a prepared, trained workforce of volunteers to serve the citizens of New Jersey in the event of a public health emergency.
Please click HERE for more information and to register.