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Office of Emergency Management
855 N. San Pedro St.
San Jose, CA 95110

Phone: (408) 794-7055
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About the Office of Emergency Management

Mission

Lead efforts to protect life, property and the environment by developing, coordinating and managing programs that prevent, prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate natural and man-made disasters and emergencies.

Program Elements and Key Components

The San José Office of Emergency Management program is organized within the framework contained in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1600 Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs. The order of the program elements does not necessarily represent their importance or priority.

Other Program Elements

  1. Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Impact Analysis
  2. Hazard Mitigation
  3. Planning
  4. Direction, Control and Coordination
  5. Communications and Warning
  6. Operations and Procedures
  7. Logistics and Facilities
  8. Resource Management
  9. Mutual Aid
  10. Training
  11. Exercises, Evaluations and Improvement Plans
  12. Crisis Communications and Public Information
  13. Finance and Administration
  14. Laws and Authorities
  15. Continuity of Government