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Office of emergency management

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An office of emergency management (OEM) (also known as a office of emergency services (OES), emergency management office (EMO), or emergency management agency (EMA)) is a local, municipal, tribal, state, federal/national, or international organization responsible for: planning for, responding to, and dealing with recovery efforts related to natural, manmade, technological, or otherwise hazardous disasters by planning and implementing large scale emergency response plans/procedures, coordinating emergency assets during a disaster, and providing logistical, administrative and financial support to a disaster response effort. [1][2][3][4]

List of Agencies and Organizations[edit]

United States[edit]

Municipal Governments[edit]

State Governments[edit]

Territory and Commonwealth Governments[edit]

Federal Government[edit]







Defunct Organizations[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About Cal OES". CAL OES. Retrieved 4 May 2024.
  2. ^ "About IEMA-OHS". Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Office of Homeland Security. Retrieved 4 May 2024.
  3. ^ "About Us - National Disaster Management Authority Government of India". National Disaster Management Authority Government of India. Retrieved 4 May 2024.
  4. ^ "Role statement - Australian Government Department of Home Affairs". Emergency Management Victoria. Retrieved 4 May 2024.
  5. ^ "Oregon Office of Emergency Management : OEM Home Page : State of Oregon". OEM Home Page : Oregon Office of Emergency Management. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Oregon COVID-19 Response : Home : State of Oregon". Home : Oregon COVID-19 Response. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  7. ^ Texas Division of Emergency Management.
  8. ^ "CDERA prepares for change in name, mandate". Barbados Advocate. Archived from the original on 2012-02-15. Retrieved 2009-05-14.

Further reading[edit]

  • Tierney, Kathleen J.; Lindell, Michael K.; Perry, Ronald W. (2001). Facing the Unexpected: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press. ISBN 0-309-06999-8.
  • Waugh, William L. (2000). Living with Hazards, Dealing with Disasters: an Introduction to Emergency Management. Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe. ISBN 978-0-76563-163-3.

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