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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

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Battens Down The Hatches As Irene Begins Her Run Up Coast

Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.

08/25/2011

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Heat-Beating Tips From NYC Office Of Emergency Management; Cooling Centers Open Tuesday

Here are some quick tips from the NYC Office of Emergency Management designed to help you stay safe and beat the heat.

07/11/2011