About Us

Our Mission

The Baltimore City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will maintain the highest level of preparedness to protect Baltimore’s citizens, workers, visitors, and environment from the impact of natural and man-made disasters. OEM will prepare the City for emergencies, prepare the public for emergencies, and coordinate interagency response and recovery. To achieve this mission, OEM will implement a comprehensive program of disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Our Vision

  • Well-prepared households and businesses

  • Resilient communities

  • Integrated, efficient, and rapid response and recovery