The mission of the Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security/ Local Emergency Planning Committee (OEM/LEPC) is to protect the lives and property of citizens in the City of Bridgeport. This is done by providing 24-hour emergency assistance by mobilizing and deploying personnel and resources, updating emergency operations plans and strategies, training emergency personnel, managing the emergency operations system, and warning and informing the public of emergencies and disasters.
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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
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CERT members- Log in your service hours here: HERE
Scott T. Appleby, CEM
Director of OEMHS
Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security
581 North Washington Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604