The cornerstone of the "Ready New York" campaign, this comprehensive household preparedness guide offers tips and information about a wide range of potentially hazardous situations New Yorkers may face.
Read up on how to prepare for weather disasters, fires, earthquakes, carbon monoxide, building collapses, explosions, radiation, hazardous materials or chemical spills, and terrorism. Learn more about evacuation, disaster sheltering, sheltering in place and utilities disruptions. Explore additional information for parents and families, seniors and people with disabilities, pet owners and subway riders.
Once you've familiarized yourself with the guide, print out the emergency reference card and fill in your relevant information. Then, keep it readily available at all times.
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