NYC Emergency Management is branching out and sharing information with New Yorkers in more ways than ever before. During an emergency, the agency works with partners to provide a unified, accurate, and timely message to the public. NYC Emergency Management delivers emergency alerts and updates to New Yorkers through the following channels:
- Notify NYC, the City of New York's official source for information about emergency events and important City services. Registration is free.
- Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), a free emergency notification service that allows authorized government officials to send geographically targeted emergency alerts to enabled mobile devices on wireless networks. Learn more about WEA
- Broadcast media using the City's emergency public communication systems
- Email alerts to subscribers:
- CorpNet provides business partners with current, accurate information about emergencies to enhance awareness and aid decision making, should their businesses be affected. (If you or your business can help NYC Emergency Management keep New Yorkers informed about emergencies in New York City, please contact the agency's Public/Private Initiatives Unit.)
- Citizen Corps Communications Network is a weekly newsletter that includes information about preparedness initiatives, resources and local events. During emergencies, the Communications Network is also used to disseminate important alerts and updates.
- Advance Warning System, designed to disseminate hazard and emergency information to agencies and organizations that serve people with disabilities or others with access and functional needs throughout New York City, and managed in conjunction with the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene.
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