The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires every municipality to establish and maintain an Emergency Management Agency and have an Emergency Management Coordinator. The responsibility of the Emergency Management Coordinator is to maximize the utilization of local resources to prevent, plan for, respond to and recover from disasters and emergencies.
While you may not think of Pennsburg to be a major metropolitan area, we are not exempt from any type of disaster, be it man made or natural. In the past decade our community has been subject to hurricanes, flooding, blizzards and other severe weather as well as large fires, power outages and even hazardous materials incidents.
The goal of the Borough of Pennsburg Office of Emergency Management is to continue development of the emergency response plan, identify mitigation activities that lessen the effects of disaster on people and property, exercise plans using a variety of hazards and scenarios, locate and manage local resources and educate the public before, during and after a disaster.
Please take the time to navigate our page and prepare yourself and your family in the event of an emergency. Much of the information presented on this page has come from sources such as MCDPS, PEMA, FEMA and the American Red Cross and can be extremely helpful in preparing for and recovering from an emergency or disaster.
Alerts and Notifications
Pennsburg OEM will provide residents with alerts and various notifications via our Facebook page and or through the ReadyMontco notification system that is administered by MCDPS. We strive to keep all of our residents informed in real time unfortunately due to staffing some posts or alerts can be delayed.
If you haven't signed up for ReadyMontco click the logo above to get started.
If you have any questions, please use this email address firstname.lastname@example.org. The Borough Staff cannot help with any technical issues that you might have when signing up.
You will need to create a password of 8 characters Password must be at least 8 characters long and contain at least one letter and one number. Special characters are limited to:! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) Y
You have many options of what kinds of information you wish to receive, you make your choices.
The Borough of Pennsburg can also utilize this system to send out general alerts as well.
However in order to receive messages which are specially for PENNSBURG RESIDENTS you MUST DO THE FOLLOWING on the page entitled MY LOCATIONS, UNDER MUNICIPALITIES YOU MUST CHECK PENNSBURG, you can check any others but PENNSBURG MUST BE CHECKED OR YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE MESSAGES SPECIFICALLY FOR PENNSBURG RESIDENTS.
If you do not have access to a computer and do not have a family member, neighbor or friend who can sign you up here are two options. Computers are available to the public at the Upper Perkiomen Library 350 Main Street, Red Hill. Library staff can assist you with signing up. Seniors may utilize the computers at the Open Link Senior Center 517 Jefferson Street, East Greenville.