Van Drew News Conference On Introduction Of Coastal Evacuation Bills

At a news conference in the Statehouse today, Senator Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May and Cumberland, the chair of the Assembly Coastal New Jersey Evacuation Task Force, announced the introduction of a bipartisan package of bills to enhance the State’s emergency preparedness and update evacuation procedures in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency.

Senator Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May and Cumberland, outlines the findings and legislative recommendations of the Coastal New Jersey Evacuation Task Force to handle the orderly evacuation of residents of coastal communities Senator Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May and Cumberland, outlines the findings and legislative recommendations of the Coastal New Jersey Evacuation Task Force to handle the orderly evacuation of residents of coastal communities in the State in the event of an emergency. (8:15)

Senator Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May and Cumberland, discusses the need for legislation standardizing the evacuation process for the State of New Jersey Senator Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May and Cumberland, discusses the need for legislation standardizing the evacuation process for the State of New Jersey. (2:24)

Senator Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May and Cumberland, speaks about the role of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the event of an evacuation of coastal New Jersey, and working to improve preparedness on the federal Senator Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May and Cumberland, speaks about the role of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the event of an evacuation of coastal New Jersey, and working to improve preparedness on the federal, State, county and local level. (1:48)