Emergency Management

Mission

The Department of Emergency Management protects communities by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters.


May marks the beginning of the Atlantic Hurricane Season for 2022. The County's Current Conversations podcast takes a look back at some notable storms that have impacted Gloucester. A special guest for this episode is Jane Wenner, Gloucester's Acting Emergency Management Coordinator. Jane brings a wealth of experience to teaching others on how to prepare and mitigate damages caused by tropical weather and other storms. She also has many years of experience in rallying the community together in the aftermath of unfortunate events.

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Rules of the Road 1

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Rules of the Road 2

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Mitigation Plan