Mount Ephraim Office of Emergency Management LogoMount Ephraim

Office of Emergency Management
508 Lambert Avenue
Mount Ephraim, NJ  08059

mtephraimoem@gmail.com

For emergencies (police, fire, medical) dial: 911
Non-emergency telephone: (856) 208-1623

Coordinator: Jason Vilardo

Deputy Coordinator: Ken Robertson
Deputy Coordinator: Christi Veach

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) provides the means by which the Borough of Mount Ephraim can prepare for, respond to and recover from disaster situations. This mission is accomplished by establishing systems, policies and procedures to ensure interagency coordination and communication.

                       

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a great way to learn how to help your friends, family and community in times of need.  CERT educates people about disaster prepardness for hazards that may impact their daily lives.  Our program provides training in basic disaster response skills including fire safety, light search and rescue and disaster medical operations.  CERT offers a FREE 20 hour class as well as a Teen CERT program for teenagers 13 & up. 

Mission statement: 

The Mount Ephraim Office of Emergency Management will be responsible for an emergency management plan that prepares for public recovery and relieves and reduces human suffering following events of natural or manmade disasters, catastrophes, or threat thereof.

The Mount Ephraim Office of Emergency Management follows the adopted Basic Plan, called the Mount Ephraim Emergency Management Plan, an official instrument approved by Borough, Camden County and New Jersey, upon which all disaster operations of Mount Ephraim are formulated, and is represented by Mount Ephraim Departments and support agencies, responsible for various Annexes of the Basic Plan.

The Mount Ephraim Office of Emergency Management will work in conjunction with the County, State, Federal and Local authorities, and other municipalities in the surrounding Mount Ephraim when required.

The Mount Ephraim Office of Emergency Management is prepared to activate an Emergency Operations Center during any major disaster to allow coordination of all support agencies to provide continuity of services to the public. OEM is responsible for advisement, notification and assembly of services that are in the best interest of the citizens of Mount Ephraim. Prepare and distribute information and procedures governing the same.

 

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