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Several elements go into preparedness, including:
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Westwood’s Office of Emergency Management represents our local participation in our nation's official emergency management structure:
The Office of Emergency Management's (OEM) mission is to "Implement an Emergency Plan and Direct Response"
This is accomplished through coordination of Borough resources with Borough department heads:
Should an emergency arise that would cause the activation of the Office of Emergency Management Organization, and department heads would remain in charge of their respective sections. However, requests for communications, movements, resources and needs would be coordinated through the incident command post site or at the Emergency Operations Center.
The following groups make up Westwood’s Office of Emergency Management:
Efforts by the Westwood Office of Emergency Management to achieve its mission include: