New Jersey Office of Emergency Management

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Hurricane Season Readiness is Focus of Jersey Shore Conference

Emergency management coordinators gathering at the Wildwood Convention Center were operating under the belief that it’s not a matter of if the Jersey shore gets hit with a hurricane, it’s when.


(In Pitman, NJ, a tree splits a house in two in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.  Photo submitted by Art Virtue)

One Year Later, NJ Still Recovering From Hurricane Irene

August 27th is the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Irene making landfall on New Jersey.


New Jersey Storm Crew

Assessment Crews Tally Cost Of Storm Damage In South Jersey

Assessment teams are fanning out across three South Jersey counties ravaged by last week’s storms.


This is Sunset Lake Bridge on West Park Drive in Bridgeton, N.J. before it completely got washed away. (credit: Tiffany Tumey)

FEMA, NJ Officials To Assess Storm Damage

They’ll start in the hardest hit areas of Cumberland and Salem Counties, where several roads remain closed. In government-speak, it’s a “joint preliminary damage assessment.”


(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

East Coast Hurricane Season Begins Wednesday; Officials Urge Preparation

Forecasters are expecting a more active than normal hurricane season, and Mary Goepfert, external affairs officer for the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, says you should gather necessary items now.