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.
|Nov 21, 2014||Michigan Avenue To Be On Display As Chicago Kicks Off The 2014 Holiday Season With The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Saturday|
|Oct 9, 2014||Chicagoans Reminded Of Traffic Impacts In City During Busy Weekend|
|Oct 7, 2014||The City Prepares For The 37th Annual Bank Of America Chicago Marathon On Sunday|
|Sep 18, 2014||City Hosts Public Safety Vendor Outreach event|
|Aug 29, 2014||Drop-Off Areas Designated For This Weekend's Concerts At Soldier Field; Large Crowds And Traffic Impacts Expected|