Point Pleasant Borough Office of Emergency Management  ​​

Ready, or Not 

Emergencies can happen anywhere, at anytime. The following information resources will help you plan ahead and know what to do when emergencies happen. If you are not ready for common hazards, you and your family are more likely to get hurt or sick, lose money and property, and have a harder time recovering when the emergency is over. Planning and preparation will help you avoid risks and give you peace of mind. Click on the Natural or Man Made Hazard to learn more about preparedness.

This page explains what actions to take when you receive a hurricane watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area. It also provides tips on what to do before, during, and after a hurricane.
This page explains what actions to take when you receive a flood watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a flood.
This page explains what actions you can take when the weather is extremely hot and how to understand heat alerts from the National Weather Service that you could receive in your local area.

This page explains what actions to take when you receive a winter weather storm alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a snowstorm or extreme cold.
This page explains what actions to take when you receive a Thunderstorm watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a Thunderstorm. 
This page explains what actions to take when you receive a Tornado watch or warning alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a Tonando. 

Power Outages 

Tsunamis

Earthquakes

This page provides basic safety tips and how to what to do before, during and after a power outage.
This page explains what actions to take when you receive a tsunami (pronounced soo-ná-mees) alert from the National Weather Service for your local area. It also provides tips on what to do before, during, and after a tsunami.
This page provides basic safety tips and how to what to do before, during and after an Earthquake.

Severe Weather

Home Fires

Nuclear Blast

Severe weather can happen anytime, in any part of the country. Severe weather can include hazardous conditions produced by thunderstorms, including damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail, flooding and flash flooding, and winter storms associated with freezing rain, sleet, snow and strong winds.
Each year more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States, with direct property loss due to home fires estimated at $7.3 billion annually.  Home fires can be prevented!
A nuclear blast is an explosion with intense light and heat, a damaging pressure wave, and widespread radioactive material that can contaminate the air, water, and ground surfaces for miles around.