The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) prepares Chicago for emergencies, provides assistance to people and institutions for disaster recovery, mitigates the effects of these events, and, whenever possible, prevents emergencies and disasters from occurring or worsening.
The OEM is also Chicago’s liaison with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Illinois Office of Emergency Management, as well as federal and state emergency management agencies.
|Apr 23, 2015||Funeral Services and Procession for Francis Cardinal George on Thursday|
|Apr 15, 2015||Outstanding Public Safety, City Service Personnel Honored During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week|
|Apr 14, 2015||City Prepares For 2015 NFL Draft Festivities As CHI-TOWN Turns Into Draft Town|
|Apr 14, 2015||2015 Nonprofit Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant Program Application Period Now Open For Eligible Organizations|
|Mar 27, 2015||Bank Of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Race Impacts Loop Area On Sunday|