Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
The FEMA website has important information for residents on ways to prepare your home and your family for emergency situations, including:
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM)
The NJOEM website contains information and resources regarding disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for residents of New Jersey, including:
- Disaster Preparedness for People With Disabilities
- Helping Children Cope With Disaster
- Family Disaster Plan
- Emergency Management Guide for Business & Industry
- Emergency Planning Information for Day Care Centers, Child Care Centers and Pre-K Schools
New Jersey Homeland Security
The New Jersey Homeland Security website contains information and resources regarding creating an emergency communications plan, public health information and what the State of New Jersey is doing, including:
The USDHS website provides up to date information on the nation's security as well as resources for preparedness, including:
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. 12.