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City Council Passes New Building Codes For Storm Resiliency

The New York City Council passed new building code laws last week in an effort to make structures more resilient should another natural catastrophe...

State Lawmakers Pushing For Bills To Register Disabled Should Disaster Strike

A pair of New York State politicians are trying to make it easier for emergency personal to rescue disabled residents should another disaster like...

Be Prepared For Emergencies By Becoming A Member Of CERT

A member of the local Community Emergency Response Team was at last Wednesday's 70th Precinct Community Council meeting to invite neighbors to join the FEMA...

Being Prepared For Tornado Season, Even In NYC

Monday’s tragic tornado in Oklahoma is a violent reminder that tornado season is upon us. Although they’re not as common here in the Northeast, the last...

Report: Majority Of Americans Still Not Prepared For A Major Disaster

According to a report by YouGov.com, a research and consulting organization, 64 percent of Americans are woefully unprepared for a major natural disaster, even...

Emergency Dry Ice, Food And Water Distribution Locations

New York City and Con Edison has set up a number of distribution locations throughout the five boroughs, where they are giving out emergency...

This Weekend: Amateur Radio ‘Hams’ Gather For Field Day At Floyd...

I always thought that, if the S.S. Minnow’s shipwrecked crew had a ham radio during their three hour tour, instead of a dinky transistor,...

City Orders MANDATORY Evacuation Of Zone A, Including Manhattan Beach, Brighton...

Residents of Manhattan Beach, Brighton Beach and sections of Sheepshead Bay - as well as others living in Evacuation Zone A - are being...