Office of Emergency Management

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Staff

The City of Tampa Office of Emergency Management (OEM) leads city coordination for emergency planning, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery for major natural and human-caused disasters, as well as large scale citywide events (i.e., Gasparilla, Superbowl, National Conventions, NCAA Football Playoff, etc.)


To ensure our community is resilient to disasters by empowering and educating citizens and neighborhoods.


To protect the life and preserve the property and resources of Tampa's citizens, businesses and visitors through effective prevention, preparation, response, and recovery activities before, during, and after disasters.