Emergency Management (EM)

NYC Emergency Management helps New Yorkers before, during, and after emergencies through preparedness, education, and response.

The agency is responsible for coordinating citywide emergency planning and response for all types and scales of emergencies. It is staffed by more than 200 dedicated professionals with diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise, including individuals assigned from other City agencies.

Do you Know Your Zone? This page, managed by Emergency Management, is your destination for everything you need to know about hurricanes in New York City. You'll find information about the city's hurricane evacuation zones, the hazards you may face from a hurricane, and what to do to prepare.