Emergency Preparedness

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The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners urges residents to do what they can to be prepared for emergencies. It can take 3 or more days before organized efforts are available to assist residents. The safety of your family can be greatly affected by your personal efforts to be prepared.



Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed: Residents and Businesses
NJ Hurricane Survival Guide
Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities
NJ Special Needs Registry
Todos Listos Nueva Jersey - PDF
Emergency Preparedness - N.J. Department of Health and Senior Services 

2019 Tropical Weather Update


Sign Up for Somerset County Emergency Information Email Bulletins
Sign Up for Somerset County Emergency Wireless Text Alerts
NJ Alert - Sign Up For Email or Text Messages
511NJ Traffic Alert Service


Somerset County Department of Health
NJ 2-1-1 Community Resource Website
New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
NJ Office Of Emergency Management Fact Sheet
American Red Cross
Red Cross Preparedness Apps (English and Spanish) 
All Hazards Mitigation Plan - Somerset County


Report A Power Outage – PSE&G
Twitter – PSE&G


Report A Power Outage – JCP&L
JCP&L Mobile-Communication Tools
Twitter – JCP&L


Disaster Relief Information
Flood Recovery and Health Concerns
Flood Recovery Guidelines
After a Flood - FEMA
Food and Water Safety
What Foods to Keep, What to Discard after a Power Outage

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