Be Prepared

Emergency Management Resource Library

Members of the public are critical partners in New Jersey’s emergency preparedness. The following resources provide important information for the public and HCC members for an array of public health threats.

Public Resources

COVID-19: The pandemic response continues, including an added focus on rolling out a successful vaccination program to protect communities. CDC COVID-19

Hospital Preparedness Program: ASPR HHS

Hurricanes: The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through Nov. 30, and the National Atmospheric and Atmospheric Administration anticipates another above-average season, with a likely range of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher). NJ Hurricane Resources

Plan Ahead for Disasters:

Plan and Prepare: NJOEM

Prepare Your Health: CDC

FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Course | IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100

FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Course | IS-200.C: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200

FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Course | IS-700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) Course | IS-800.D: National Response Framework, An Introduction


Coalition Resources


CPG 101: Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans Comprehensive Preparedness Guide [Download the CPG 101 guide from]

Continuity Resource Toolkit: Continuity Resource Tooklit on

Emergency Preparedness Rule: Emergency Preparedness Rule on

HSEEP Guide: Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) [Download the HSEEP guide from]

Hurricanes: ASPRTRACIE Hurricane Resources


Additional Resources


Partner Agency Websites