Government Resources

Disaster recovery information and resources from local, state and federal government agencies. Find food and shelter resources, as well as information on transportation, electricity, schools, donations, and more.

Official NYC Website

NYC Office of Emergency Management

NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

NYC Service (donation and volunteer opportunities from

Notify NYC (The City of New York's official source for information about emergency events and important City services.)

NY State Emergency Management Office

Office of New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo 

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Department of Homeland Security

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