De Blasio Names Replacement For Fired OEM Head Joe EspositoMayor Bill de Blasio has named a new head for the city’s Office of Emergency Management.
New York City Officials Warn Of Possible Severe Weather, Offer Tornado GuidanceThe move comes after National Weather Service officials confirmed an EF-1 tornado hit Stanhope and Hopatcong, N.J.
Who Is Joseph Esposito?Joseph J. Esposito was an award-winning New York City police chief at the time of his retirement, a year before being appointed Office of Emergency Management commissioner in 2014.
How Does New York City Prepare For A Disaster Like Harvey?CBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer takes a look at the city's emergency preparedness plan.
Officials Advise New Yorkers To Be Prepared In Event Of HurricaneWith hurricane season heating up, it is a good idea to be prepared just in case.
NYC Marks Start Of Atlantic Hurricane Season With New Flood Safety InitiativesThe new signs will outline the borders of designated hurricane or coast flooding evacuation zones -- letting residents know if they're in a zone, rather than marking an evacuation center.
Tri-State Area Residents Try To Stay Cool During Summer ScorcherThe day's 95-degree heat had New Yorkers working out their coping strategies.
Extreme Cold Coming Thursday Warrants Warning From NYC OEMExtreme was set to return to the Tri-State Area on Thursday, and the New York City Office of Emergency Management has issued a warning in advance.
Mock Crime Scene To Be Set Up In Union Square All Day ThursdayIf you see crime scene tape and emergency responders in Union Square on Thursday, do not be alarmed – it’s not real.
NYC First Responders Test Readiness With Simulated Bus Crash DrillThe workers were tested on their ability to control the flames, find the injured and give them emergency medical treatment.
NYC Emergency Management Officials Urge Storm PreparednessDo you know what to do if disaster strikes?
Severe Weather Hits Tri-State Area; Tropical Storm Arthur Headed NorthSevere weather brought lightning and drenching rains to the Tri-State area early Wednesday evening, while Tropical Storm Arthur threatened parts of the East Coast.
New York City OEM Commissioner Joseph Bruno ResignsMayoral spokeswoman Marti Adams said Joseph Bruno will be stepping down on June 27.
New Post-Disaster Apartment Prototype In One Night In BrooklynNew York City is leading the drive to be ready in case of another housing emergency like the one that followed Superstorm Sandy.
Investigations Into East Harlem Explosion Under WayInvestigations into the East Harlem explosion have been launched by the Fire Department of New York, Con Edison, as well as the National Transportation Safety Board.