Prepare & Respond
Below are resources for disaster readiness and preparation. If there are any websites or organizations you believe we have left off this list in error, please do not hesitate to contact us.
U.S. Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)
Information for emergency preparation, relief, and recovery.
National Hurricane Center
Hurricane Sandy information on wind, storm surge, and rain
New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
Get Prepared, OEM’s information related to emergency preparedness
The City of New York’s official source for information about emergency events and important City services. Registration is free.
Hurricane Aftermath Pamphlet: 10 Ways for Parents and Caregivers to Help Children
NYC OEM Severe Weather, Property Damage
Report property damage from storms. From New York City’s Office of Emergency Management.
NYC Restore helps New Yorkers in the areas most affected by Hurricane Sandy get access to important information and services to help them recover. Four NYC Restoration Centers provide the following types of assistance:
- NYC Rapid Repairs*
- Food and Nutrition Assistance
- Temporary Housing Information
- Health and Medical Benefits
- Business Restoration
- Counseling Services
- Financial Assistance
- Personal Records and Information