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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)

Jul 21, 2017 AS SOLD OUT CROSSTOWN CLASSIC GAMES TAKE PLACE ON BOTH SIDES OF TOWN NEXT WEEK, FANS AND RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO ENJOY FRIENDLY COMPETITION SAFELY AND RESPONSIBLY
Jul 21, 2017 ****TRAFFIC ADVISORY****
Jul 13, 2017 CITY REMINDS CHICAGOANS ABOUT TRAFFIC IMPACTS, PUBLIC SAFETY DUE TO BUSY WEEKEND AHEAD WITH MULTIPLE CONCERTS, HALF-MARATHON AND FESTIVALS
Jun 29, 2017 CITY OFFICIALS ENCOURAGE SAFE FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS IN CHICAGO
Jun 23, 2017 LARGE CROWDS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY FOR THE 48TH ANNUAL CHICAGO PRIDE PARADE; SECURITY MEASURES IN PLACE; TRAFFIC IMPACTED BY PARADE, NHL DRAFT FAN FEST AND OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEKEND

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