|A disaster can result from either natural or man-made actions
and must be a threat to the health and safety of resources of the residents
of one or more towns.
Where appropriate, the OEM has authority to recommend that a state of emergency
be declared. This enables the borough to obtain county, state, and/or federal
resources to aid the people of Roseland. In the event of a disaster, Police
Headquarters will become the central "Communication Center".
Emergency Management Coordinators: The Emergency Management Coordinators
are the point people responsible for implementing the Emergency Management
Plan and directing the emergency response. They are responsible for:
recording and reporting information received from or passed to higher levels
starting and maintaining a significant events emergency log
recording expenditures associated with the general operation of the Office
ensuring that the Basic Plan and all annexes are reviewed and updated annually.
There are four basic phases of the Emergency Management Plan. They are:
Mitigation -- activities that eliminate or reduce the probability of disaster
occurrence. (e.g. establishing building codes, flood plain management, public
education programs, insurance and elevating buildings.)
Preparedness -- activities which serve to develop response capabilities needed
in the event of an emergency. (e.g. planning, exercising, training and developing
public information programs and warnings.)
Response --activities which include direction and control, warning, evacuation
and emergency services. and are designed to address immediate and short term
effects of the onset of an emergency or disaster, and
Recovery - Includes both short and long term activities. Short term seek
to restore critical services to the community and provide for the basic needs
of the public. Long term focuses on restoring the community to its normal
or improved state of affairs.
Contact the General Office for more information.
300 Eagle Rock Avenue , Phone: (973) 226-0512
Deputy Coordinators: Captain John Matheis, Captain Kevin Kitchin, Steve Salvanto