Office of Emergency Management
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Office of Emergency Management

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.

Most Recent News (Office of Emergency Management)

Oct 23, 2016 City Thanks Fans and Public Safety Officials for Safe and Enjoyable Celebration of the Chicago Cubs' Pennant Win Last Night In Wrigleyville
Oct 14, 2016 Fans Encouraged To Cheer On The Chicago Cubs Safely And Responsibly In Wrigleyville For The NLCS Series
Oct 6, 2016 OEMC Encourages Cub Fans And Residents To Enjoy Post Season Play At Wrigley Field Safely, Adhere To Neighborhood Parking Bans In the Area
Sep 27, 2016 AGENDA
Sep 23, 2016 Fans are urged to enjoy magnificent coloring day! Concert at U.S Cellular safely on Saturday and respect surrounding community

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