New York City Office of Emergency Management
A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.
We’re ready. We’re prepared. That was the message Thursday from state and city officials gearing up to deal with a potential Ebola outbreak.
The National Weather Service has issued “red flag” warning, which indicates a combination of dry fuels and weather conditions could support extreme fire danger and make fire fighting difficult.
FEMA administrator Craig Fugate, speaking in Staten Island Wednesday, said six in 10 families do not have a disaster preparedness plan.
National Grid was replacing a gas main through the waterway near Jamaica Bay on Thursday when something went wrong, causing the caustic petroleum-cement mixture to spill out.