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About the Office of Emergency Management

Information about the Office of Emergency Management.

Mission CABQ OEM

The Office of Emergency Management leads the community in coordination, integration, education, and planning for all activities necessary to build, sustain and improve the capabilities of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for major, all hazard emergency incidents and/or disasters and city-wide events within the City of Albuquerque. 

What We Do

To protect the lives and property of our residents, the City of Albuquerque Office of Emergency Management:

  • Reduces local threats
  • Meets future threats through preparedness
  • Responds to incidents
  • Directs recovery operations


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Terrorism. Wildfire. Flooding. A major chemical spill.

As a resident of Albuquerque, you want to be ready. And so does your City government.

As residents, each of us is responsible to prepare to protect ourselves and our family. If disaster strikes our city, you can take action with confidence.

Prepare for an emergency.

City government are planning for all hazards. If disaster strikes, be confident in the actions your City government will take.

Reducing Threats, Staying Safe

Our office pro-actively plans for all hazards, works to reduce threats, and prepares Albuquerque residents and organizations to respond to and recover from any emergency including terrorism.

The City of Albuquerque is recognized by the National
Weather Service as a StormReady Community.

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