Disaster Services

Taxonomy Code: TH

Public and private programs that provide emergency planning, preparedness, mitigation, response, relief and/or recovery services prior to, during and after a major fire, flood, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, tsunami, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, drought, famine, explosion or nuclear accident, the outbreak of civil unrest, or other large-scale emergency of natural or human origin that disrupts the normal functioning of a community; or a localized incident such as a house fire which has made residents homeless. There are four recognized phases of disaster work: preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. Many community agencies add disaster relief as a phase during response and early recovery.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
AUXILIARY POLICEAs a volunteer Civil Defense force the Auxiliary Police are equipped and trained to assist the Suffolk County Police Department during times of natural or man made disaster.SuffolkAUXILIARY POLICESUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTIONThe lead federal agency for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States. Call for information on the Zika Virus.CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTIONCENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
COMMUNITY-CRISIS ACTION TEAMAssists groups and organizations, schools, and businesses after a crisis, disaster, or a critical incident. Team members certified in Critical Incident Stress Management immediately assess the needs of individuals and the group affected at the scene of the incident. A Critical Incident Stress Debriefing will take place 24-72 hours after an incident and provides a confidential format for individuals to discuss the incident as it relates to their thoughts, perceptions, and feelings, in order to reduce the impact of individual or group stress.SuffolkCOMMUNITY-CRISIS ACTION TEAMFAMILY SERVICE LEAGUE, INC.
COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMProvides training and on-going education to better prepare communities and individuals to respond to emergency situations. When an emergency or disaster happens, CERT members can give critical support to first line responders and provide immediate assistance to their community with a coordinated, collaborative, organized effort. Call for more information.NassauCOMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESSParticipates in all phases of disaster and emergency management for the Town of Huntington. Call for more information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESSTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETYProtects the real and personal property of the Town and the maintenance of order on the real properties of the Town. Maintains and acts as a central communications network during weather emergencies/disasters, networks with local law enforcement agencies and all local governmental agencies to provide residents of Hempstead Town with a constant source of vital emergency services.NassauDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETYTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
DISASTER ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAMOffers financial assistance to those who are trying to rebuild their homes and businesses after a disaster. Offers real property loans, personal property loans, physical disaster business loans, and economic injury disaster loans.SuffolkDISASTER ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAMUNITED STATES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
DISASTER RELIEFHelps dialysis patients get back on their feet when catastrophic events strike their communities. Provides funds to assist patients, replace medications, food and household items and pay for other necessities lost because of natural disasters.DISASTER RELIEFTHE AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENTParticipates in all phases of emergency management including hurricane preparedness, hazardous materials mitigation, and any and all natural or man-made disasters that affect the town. It is part of FEMA Hurricane Preparedness Program, and in times of emergency, fully integrates with federal, state and county agencies in providing disaster relief, emergency evacuation and housing and transportation for dislocated residents.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETYTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENTActively involved in all phases of preparedness for natural and man-made disasters. Coordinates drills conducted with local fire and police departments and other emergency responding agencies. In time of emergency integrates response with federal, state and local agencies. Maintains a Townwide Communications Center which is the hub of Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in time of emergency. Operates the Auxiliary Police Unit.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETYTOWN OF SMITHTOWN
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENTResponsible for planning, command and control of emergency services throughout the township. Maintains emergency plans dealing with natural and man-made disasters. Coordinates with other government and private service providers.SuffolkEMERGENCY MANAGEMENTTOWN OF BABYLON
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICEMaintains and continually updates a comprehensive disaster plan which ensures the safeguarding of all Islip residents during natural and manmade disasters. Also stays in constant communication with other local, state and federal emergency management agencies. The number (631)595-3595 is only available during times when the Office of Emergency Management is activated in a disaster. Please call the Office of Constituent Services listed below.SuffolkOFFICE OF THE TOWN ATTORNEYTOWN OF ISLIP
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PREPAREDNESSOperates around the clock during times of emergency or disaster to ensure the safety of the residents of North Hempstead.NassauDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETYTOWN OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PREPAREDNESSProvides important information regarding preparedness that will be helpful during an emergency, attack or disaster.NassauEMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PREPAREDNESSTOWN OF OYSTER BAY
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SIGN GROUPProvides information and emergency notifications through the Everbridge Emergency Notification Platform to the community using phone calls,text messages, and/or emails to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information and news on county events.NassauEMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SIGN UPNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESSOversees deployment of peace officers, police departments, fire police, reserve police, special deputies, and auxiliary police in the event of a state of emergency declared by the Sheriff or the County Executive. Coordinates closely with the Commissioner of Fire and Rescue Emergency Services. Maintains and periodically revises a written emergency plan.SuffolkEMERGENCY PREPAREDNESSSUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DEPARTMENTProvides information on how to deal with and recover from natural emergencies such as hurricanes. Those requiring special medical assistance during a storm should notify East Hampton Town's Department of Human Services at 324-4947. Shelters are open to the public and will be announced on WLNG-92.6FM, 1600AM, WEHM-96.7FM, WBEA-104.7FM, and WBAZ-101.7FM.SuffolkEMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DEPARTMENTTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
HABITAT SUFFOLK HELPS (HURRICANE SANDY)Helps low to moderate income homeowners recover from Superstorm Sandy in Suffolk County through its Habitat Suffolk Helps program. The program offers home repairs and improvements necessary for restoring and maintaining safe and sound living conditions at cost, via the use of volunteer teams and subcontractorsSuffolkHABITAT SUFFOLK HELPS (HURRICANE SANDY)HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF SUFFOLK
JOINT EMERGENCY PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDSProvides a database of individuals who require emergency evacuation assistance during disasters. If you are included in this database, you will be informed about which services you are eligible to receive, your personal responsibility in the case of evacuation, what shelter you will be assigned to, if transportation will be provided for you, as well as what you need to listen to or watch regarding the evacuation.SuffolkJOINT EMERGENCY PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDSSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE, RESCUE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
MEDICAL RESERVE CORPSProvides a network of volunteers dedicating their time and skills to strengthen their communities by preparing for and responding to large-scale emergencies, such as an influenza epidemic, chemical spill, or act of terrorism. Works to improve the overall health and well-being of their communities by engaging in appropriate public health initiatives throughout the year. Call for more information.NassauMEDICAL RESERVE CORPSNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATIONDedicated to enhancing public safety by improving the entire nations ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from all emergencies, disasters, and threats to our nation's security.NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATIONNATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
PET SAFE PROGRAMDevoted to keeping animals safe during disasters by helping educate and prepare pet owners for emergencies with their pets. Contact for educational materials and agency information.NassauPET SAFE PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY SPCA
REGIONAL OFFICE-REGION 1Responsible for coordinating all activities necessary to protect New York's communities from natural, technological and man made disasters and other emergencies that threaten the State. NYSEMO coordinates Emergency Management Services for the State by providing leadership, planning, education and resources to protect lives, property and the environment.SuffolkREGIONAL OFFICE-REGION 1NEW YORK STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE
SECURITY/POLICE INFORMATION NETWORKSeeks to increase public safety through the sharing of important and timely information. SPIN members are contacted by e-mail or text messaging of unfolding emergency/disaster situations as they occur. Call for further information on becoming a member of SPIN.NassauSECURITY/POLICE INFORMATION NETWORKNASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
SEPTEMBER 11 RESOURCE PAGEProvides information on special scholarship funds established nationwide for the higher education of World Trade Center victims families and families affected by other disasters. Website offers many links to scholarship listings as well. Scholarship listings include the specific eligibility criteria of each fund.SEPTEMBER 11 RESOURCE PAGENATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID ADMINISTRATORS

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