Emergencies & Events

Bird or Avian Flu (H5N1)

Learn about bird or avian flu, strain H5N1.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Information

Get information about a program that trains civilians in disaster preparedness and basic response skills.

Cooling Center

Find a cooling center.

Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) Program

Get information about a program that provides critical business employees with ID cards to enter restricted areas following an emergency.

Emergency Mobile Notification

Phone messaging program that informs you of emergencies in your area.


Get information on hurricane preparation, and evacuation zones and centers.

Notify NYC

Register to get messages about New York City emergencies.

NYC Hazards: Winter Weather

Advice and brochure about how to cope with winter weather.

Post-Disaster Housing Prototype and Tour

Information about a prototype the City is developing to temporarily house New Yorkers displaced by disaster.

Ready New York Events

Get information about events sponsored by the Office of Emergency Management.

Ready New York Program or Guide

Get a guide to what to do in an emergency, including a flood.

Ready New York Speaker Request

Request a Ready New York speaker to provide information about preparing for emergencies.

Ready New Yorker of the Month Contest

Get information about the Ready New Yorker of the Month contest.

Snowstorm Operations

Find out what you need to know during a snowstorm in NYC.

Business Disaster Recovery Assistance

Get help for a business that suffered physical damage or business interruption as a result of a disaster.

East Village Building Collapse and Fire - Information and Assistance

Information for residents and businesses in the East Village that were affected by the building fire and collapse on March 26, 2015.

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Assistance

Information about a disaster relief assistance program for those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy Legal Services

Get free disaster-related legal services.

National Disaster Resilience Competition

Comment on the proposed application for the National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC).

NYC Build it Back

Registration has ended for Build it Back.

NYC Disaster Recovery Loan and Grant

Learn about a low-interest loan and grant program to help small and mid-sized businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Register as a Contractor for the Build it Back Repair Program

Get information and register as a home-improvement contractor for the Build it Back Repair program.

Relief and Recovery - Disaster Loans for April 2014 Flooding

Information for residents and businesses who were affected by rain and flooding in the City on April 29 and 30, and who now can apply for low-interest disaster loans.

September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Financial compensation for individuals with physical health problems related to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

World Trade Center DNA Testing

Get information for family members of World Trade Center victims about DNA testing or how to provide a DNA sample.

World Trade Center Health Assistance

Get help for people with problems related to September 11th.