Emergency Management

          Emergency Manager        Heath Stevenson 

hmstevenson@orem.org 801.229.7146


Message from the Emergency Manager

The City of Orem Office of Emergency Management strives to make the City of Orem more resilient, by preparing for, mitigating against, responding to, and assisting in the City’s recovery from both natural and man-made disasters, as well as, larger-scale emergencies. The cornerstones of Emergency Management in the City of Orem include; a Prepared Community, Prepared Schools, Prepared Businesses, and a Prepared City.

This site provides information, links, and resources related to emergency preparedness, which will help the residents of the City of Orem become more prepared and the City become more resilient. 


Next CERT Class Starts

August 20, 2019

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Next Ham Radio Classes

January 22, 2019 – Technician License

March 19, 2019 – General License

May 21, 2019 – Technician License

July 16, 2019 – Extra License

September 17, 2019 – Technician License

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Neighborhood Program and Preparedness

City of Orem’s Block Captain Program

This program follows many principles learned in the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. We have developed a comprehensive training packet that Block Captains can study and use as a training manual for their responsibilities.

The documents that explain the Block Captain Program can be found at the link below, are can be used to learn about the program, as well as, to train citizens to be block captains.


Community Emergency Plan

The Community Emergency Plan will help each community in Orem to prepare for natural disasters and any other major emergency by being aware of their surroundings. Below you will find a plan recommended to each community by the City of Orem. For your convenience, the first part of this page explains the various roles that should be filled in a community. The second portions describes how to develop your plan and the third section is blank guide for you to follow or even use as you create your Community Specific Emergency Plan.