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About OES
Lead effforts to protect life, property and the environment by developing, coordinating and managing programs that prevent, prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate natural and man-made disasters and emergencies.

Program Elements and Key Components
The San José Office of Emergency Services program is organized within the framework contained in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1600 Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs.  The order of the program elements does not necessarily represent their importance or priority.

Other Program Elements:

1.    Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and Impact Analysis
2.    Hazard Mitigation
3.    Planning
4.    Direction, Control, and Coordination
5.    Communications and Warning
6.    Operations and Procedures
7.    Logistics and Facilities
8.    Resource Management
9.    Mutual Aid
10.  Training
11.  Exercises, Evaluations, and Corrective Actions
12.  Crisis Communications and Public Information
13.  Finance and Administration
14.  Laws and Authorities