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)

Aug 26, 2017 TRANSAMERICA CHICAGO TRIATHLON, WRIGLEY FIELD CONCERT AND OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEKEND IMPACT TRAFFIC; RESIDENTS REMINDED OF SECURITY MEASURES
Aug 18, 2017 CITY HOSTS PUBLIC SAFETY VENDOR OUTREACH EVENT IN SEPTEMBER
Aug 16, 2017 CHICAGO’S AIR AND WATER SHOW TO ILLUMINATE THE LAKEFRONT THIS WEEKEND
Aug 11, 2017 **** MEDIA ADVISORY ****
Aug 4, 2017 Lollapalooza Ends Early Due to Dangerous Weather Conditions

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