Emergency Preparedness

New York State Resources

American Red Cross - Greater NY Region:

Greater NY Chapter relief workers arrive at emergencies within minutes, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, an average of 7 times a day, and provide food, shelter, health services and mental-health support to the thousands of adults and children affected by these emergencies.

New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES): For more than 50 years, the New York State Office of Emergency Management and its predecessor agencies have been responsible for coordinating the activities of all State agencies to protect New York's communities, the State's economic well-being, and the environment from natural and man-made disasters and emergencies. 

Department of Health - New York State: Information about emergency preparedness including biological & chemical attacks, accidents and weather related disasters.

New York State All-Hazards Alert: The New York State All-Hazards Alert and Notification is part of New York State's ongoing commitment to provide New Yorkers with information so that they will understand the risks and threats that they may face and know how to respond accordingly.