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Emergency Preparedness

The safety and security of residents is a top priority at NYCHA. Please continue to be vigilant in your homes and public spaces. If you notice any suspicious persons or packages in NYCHA facilities and developments, please call 1-888-NYC-SAFE (1-888-692-7233). You may also call 911 if you feel that there is a serious or immediate threat.

Knowing how to prevent and respond to emergencies can protect you, your family, neighbors, apartment, and property. New York City’s Office of Emergency Management offers tips and information about a wide range of potentially hazardous situations New Yorkers may face. Please see OEM's "Ready New York" website to learn how you can respond to each type of emergency.

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