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NYCHA is better prepared. Are you?

NYCHA Staff and community partners continue to share information with residents to be prepared for an emergency. Watch videos from our events:

A special edition of the NYCHA Journal covering Emergency Preparedness is online. Read it in English, Spanish, Chinese, or Russian.

Are you prepared for an emergency? Our infographics can help. Click the following links! Are you prepared? Our infographics can help:

News and events:

Here are a few resources to check out:

Download the Red Cross Blood Donation App
  • Ready New York –  Your primary source of emergency preparedness info.
  • Know Your Zone – NYC recently changed its hurricane zones. Which hurricane zone is your home in?
  • NOTIFY NYCHA/NYCHA Alerts  – If you're a NYCHA resident, let NYCHA know if you have special needs. You can also sign up to receive alerts through this page.
  • American Red Cross  – An online preparedness module, plus info on how to register "safe and well" family members when a disaster hits.
  • National Weather Service – Governments depend on NWS to make their emergency preparedness decisions. You should too.
  • FEMA's – Traveling? This site prepares you for nearly any disaster. There's comprehensive materials includes children's info too.

NYCHA’s employees, residents, and properties are prepared for a potential hurricane or weather-related emergency during the 2014 hurricane season through:

  • Staff Training
  • Equipment and Materials Management
  • Service and Resource Coordination
  • Communication
  • Resident Engagement
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