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Emergency Management Program

GSA employees in the Northeast and Caribbean Region, and across the country, have demonstrated that they are a capable and resilient work force, ready, willing and able to respond quickly and decisively in times of emergencies and disasters such as hurricanes, fires, floods, and other crisis situations.


This Region has a staff of trained and certified emergency management professionals who are dedicated to providing an effective emergency management program. The team’s goal is to be constantly prepared and able to support as necessary all other federal emergency management needs; to help maintain the operations of the federal government; and to ensure continuity of the essential services provided to the American public by the various federal agencies GSA supports.

This experienced team regularly reviews all aspects of its established Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and other contingency plans and regularly provides training and support to other federal agencies to assist them in developing their respective COOP plans.

Agencies occupying GSA owned and leased buildings are reminded to coordinate their alternate work site designation and point of contact information with the Regional Emergency Coordinator, using the contact information provided on the upper right.

Interagency and Customer Support The Region’s Office of Emergency Response and Recovery offers the following services to GSA customers at no cost:

  • COOP Training
  • COOP Development 
  • Identification of Alternate Facilities 
  • Occupant Emergency Plan (OEP) development, evaluation and training 
  • Shelter in Place (SIP) development, evaluation and training
  • Building Security Committee (BSC) training and agenda items
  • Test, Training and Exercise Development
  • Family Readiness 
  • Natural Disaster Planning
  • Pandemic Flu Planning
  • All hazards planning and response

To learn more, contact the Regional Emergency Coordinator, using the contact information provided on the right.


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