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Mayor Makes Sand Bags Available For Residents And Businesses In The Flood-Prone Areas Of Baltimore

In preparation for incoming Hurricane Irene, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ordered that sand and sandbags be delivered to strategic locations in Baltimore for residents and businesses to protect their properties. The Mayor urged residents and business owners who live or operate in at-risk coastal ...

Mayor Orders The Office Of Emergency Management To Monitor And Prepare For Impacts From Hurricane Irene

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ordered the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management to closely monitor Hurricane Irene and begin working with City agencies to develop response plans. The Mayor has ordered the City’s primary Emergency Operations Center to open at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, August 26, 2011. T...

Be Prepared For Severe Weather

Tornadoes hit Maryland, Hurricane Season Approaching During April, at least 8 tornadoes hit Maryland, destroying homes and damaging properties. Neighboring states have recently experienced tornadoes, and are now being threatened with record flooding. And hurricane season starts June 1. Are you re...

Statement From Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Regarding National Weather Service’s Judgment On December 2009 Snowfall

City Eligible for $2.25 million in Relief “Last week, we learned that the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency amended the notice of a major disaster declaration for December’s major snowstorm for the State of Maryland to include Baltimore City. Upon further ...

Job Opportunity: Emergency Planner

The City of Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management is seeking qualified applications for the position of Emergency Planner.

Grand Prix of Baltimore

The Grand Prix of Baltimore is an exciting time for both Baltimore residents and racing fans alike. Baltimore City public safety agencies will be heavily involved in public safety prior to, during, and after the race events. To stay connected, the public can follow social media updates regarding pub...

Baltimore City To Launch New Program To Help Businesses In Emergencies

Corporate Emergency Access System will Grant Employees Speedier Access to Restricted Areas Following a Crisis Who: Christopher Thomaskutty, Baltimore City Deputy Mayor Frederick Bealefeld, Baltimore City Police Commissioner James Clack, Baltimore City Fire Chief Robert Maloney, Baltimore City Di...

Baltimore City LEPC Receives EPA Partnership Award

November 7, 2008 – MOEM announced today that Baltimore City’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a Partnership Award for “significant efforts towards emergency preparedness, prevention, and response.” Balt...

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