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2013-08-29 17:01 - Updates

While each person’s abilities and needs are unique, every individual can take steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies. Download a FREE fact sheet here.

2013-08-29 16:55 - Updates

If you or someone close to you has a disability or other access or functional need, you may take additional steps to protect yourself and your family. Download a FREE fact sheet here.

2013-08-29 16:51 - Updates

The likelihood that you and your family pets will survive an emergency depends largely on planning for emergencies today. Download a FREE fact sheet here.

2013-08-29 16:41 - Updates

Cell phones can help save lives and keep us safe with Wireless Emergency Alerts. Download a FREE fact sheet here.

2013-08-29 16:35 - Updates

A business continuity plan can help protect your company and employees. Preparing maximizes your chances of recovery after an emergency or disaster. Download a FREE fact sheet here.

2013-08-29 16:26 - Updates

Even when you’re on a budget, you can still prepare for emergencies. Here are a few tips on how you can protect your loved ones without spending a fortune. Download a FREE fact sheet here.

2013-08-29 16:07 - Updates

  This September, please prepare and plan in the event you lose electricity, water service, fuel, access to a supermarket or local services for three days.  Download a FREE fact sheet here.

2013-08-28 16:50 - News Release

NEW YORK – September is National Preparedness Month, a good time for all New Yorkers to take advantage of resources that are available to help prepare for the next disaster or emergency. The event, now in its ninth year and hosted by the Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps, encourages households, businesses and communities to prepare for emergencies.

2013-08-28 16:35 - Updates

Click to view full-size Image.     Infographic: A Decade of Preparedness for National Preparedness Month 2013  

2013-08-23 19:22 - News Release

NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1.7 billion in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local, state and tribal governments and eligible private nonprofits for costs associated with emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding of damaged public facilities. More than 2,300 grants have been approved so far. Recently approved emergency and permanent work grant projects: