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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Alerts

Just as important as being prepared for an emergency is staying informed; New York City offers a variety of ways to receive emergency information. 

Notify NYC

Notify NYC is the city's source of information about emergency events. Notify NYC is available through email, text, telephone, RSS, Twitter and in many cases American Sign Language videos. To register for Notify NYC, call 311, 212-639-9675 or 711 for Video Relay.

Ready NYC App, mobile application gives its users the ability to store preparedness information on their mobile devise (Apple and Android).

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Advance Warning System (AWS)

Advance Warning System (AWS), is designed to disseminate emergency information to agencies and organizations that serve people with disabilities. Register for AWS here.

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Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)

Wireless Emergency Alerts are alerts sent to wireless phones by authorized governmental officials such as Amber alters.
More Information on Wireless Emergency Alerts

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