National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month banner in Staten Island, Sept. 4, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City, Feds Launch Ad Campaign For National Preparedness Month

FEMA administrator Craig Fugate, speaking in Staten Island Wednesday, said six in 10 families do not have a disaster preparedness plan.

09/04/2013

Justin Mudge walks through the muddy interior of his great uncle's gun shop which was destroyed by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene on September 1, 2011 in Prattsville, NY.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

NYC Officials Kick Off National Preparedness Month; FEMA Offers Tips For Disaster Assistance

As families across the Tri-State continue to clean up from storm damage caused by Irene, officials in New York City are kicking off “National Preparedness Month” by urging residents to plan ahead for catastrophe.

09/01/2011