Plan for hazards

New York City is no stranger to natural and man-made hazards. Learn how you can plan ahead for these hazards and take steps to mitigate the risks your organization faces.

Coastal Storms & Hurricanes

Coastal storms, including nor'easters, tropical storms and hurricanes, can and do affect New York City. It's important New Yorkers take the time to prepare. All residents should have a plan in the event they need to evacuate or ride out the storm at home. Read more

Utility Disruptions

Utility disruptions —including power, gas, water, and phone service — are a nuisance but can also be life threatening. While prolonged utility disruptions do not occur often, it is always a good idea to be prepared. Read More

Other Hazards

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August 19, 2021