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.
|Jan 20, 2017||Thousands Assemble And March In Support Of Women's Rights And Civil Liberties On Saturday For The Women's March On Chicago|
|Dec 29, 2016||Chicagoans Encouraged to Celebrate the New Year Safely; CHI-TOWN Rising New Year's Eve Celebration Will Impact Michigan Avenue Area|
|Dec 20, 2016||City of Chicago and Cook County Remind Residents 'If You See Something, Say Something’ During Holiday Season|
|Dec 16, 2016||MAYOR EMANUEL, OEMC ANNOUNCE SIGNIFICANT GAINS IN FIRST-RESPONSE SERVICE FOR MENTAL HEALTH RELATED INCIDENTS|
|Nov 18, 2016||As Winter Chill Takes Hold, City Departments Remind Residents To Take Precautions During Cold Weather|