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Mission Statement

The Toms River Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for an emergency management plan that prepares for public recovery and relieves and reduces human suffering following events of natural or manmade disasters, catastrophes, or threat thereof.
The Toms River Office of Emergency Management follows the adopted Basic Plan, called the Emergency Operation Plan, an official plan approved by the Ocean County Sheriff's Department Emergency Management Section and the New Jersey State Police Emergency Management Section. All disaster operations in Toms River are managed through these plans and support agencies, responsible for various Annexes of the Basic Plan.
The Toms River Office of Emergency Management will work in conjunction with the state, federal and local authorities, and other municipalities in the surrounding Ocean County area when required.
The Office of Emergency Management is prepared to activate an Emergency Operations Center during any major disaster to allow coordination of all support agencies to provide continuity of services to the public. TROEM is responsible for advisement, notification and assembly of services that are in the best interest of the citizens of Toms River.

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