For New Jersey residents, the basics of preparedness are all the same. They begin with creating your Emergency Action Plan and your Emergency Supply Kit. Go the NJOEM Basic Preparedness page to get started.

The following links provide information about specific hazards and the additional steps you can take to prepare.

Barnegat Emergency Management

Blizzards, Nor’easters and other Winter Hazards

Chemical EmergenciesNJ Department of Health and Senior Services Website

Drought NJ Drought Information website (DEP)

Earthquakes and other Geologic Events


Hazmat Incidents1-877-WARNDEP – Solid and Hazardous Waste Website (DEP)

Heat-Related EmergenciesFEMA Website


Lightning and Thunderstorms

Nuclear/Radiological Events (Nuclear Generating Stations)

Pandemic Flu and All FlusNJ Department of Health and Senior Services Website

Power Outages



WildfiresDivision of Parks and Forestry Website