Friday, September 3, 2010; From: Aim West Milford
In preparation for the 2010 Hurricane season, as well as any potential emergency event, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has created a New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disaster.
This is a free, voluntary and confidential program designed to assist people with special needs who may find it difficult to get to safety in the event of an emergency.
People with special needs, or caregivers on their behalf, are encouraged to register electronically, if possible, by accessing https://www.13.state.nj.us/Special
Alternatively, they can call New Jersey’s toll-free 211 telephone service. This service will register people, offer free translation and provide TTY Services for the hearing-impaired.
Residents can also register at 21 county offices of emergency management via ready...
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