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About OEM

For more than 50 years, the New York State Office of Emergency Management and its predecessor agencies have been responsible for coordinating the activities of all State agencies to protect New York's communities, the State's economic well-being, and the environment from natural and man-made disasters and emergencies. NYS OEM routinely assists local governments, voluntary organizations, and private industry through a variety of emergency management programs including hazard identification, loss prevention, planning, training, operational response to emergencies, technical support, and disaster recovery assistance.

Latest News


  • State All-Hazards Mitigation Plan - approved December 18, 2013, with no lapse in coverage. This means that eligible NYS applicants and State agencies remain eligible for the full range of available assistance with regard to debris removal, emergency protective measures, and repairs to public infrastructure after a Presidential emergency or disaster declaration

William R.
Davis Jr.