Disaster Preparedness

Taxonomy Code: TH-1700

Activities, programs and systems developed prior to an emergency that support community readiness and resiliency assessment; development and testing of disaster plans; training of staff in plan implementation; establishment of collaborative arrangements with other services; provision of suitable warning systems; identification, procurement and/or collection of the facilities, equipment, supplies and trained personnel that will be necessary for responding to an emergency; and development and dissemination of information and/or training about how individuals and organizations can prepare for a major disaster or large-scale emergency that disrupts the normal functioning of a community.

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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
CITIZEN CORP COUNCIL-NASSAUHarnesses the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds. Call for more information.NassauCITIZEN CORP COUNCIL-NASSAUNASSAU COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
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
CONTINGENCY PLANNING EXCHANGE, INC.CPE is a professional association dedicated to providing an open exchange of information related to business continuity, crisis and emergency management. Keeps members on the cutting edge of the latest events and trends in business continuity, crisis, and emergency management by providing educational programs and opportunities to develop relationships with peers. Long Island chapter is run out of the main headquarters in New York City but meetings are held at various places on Long Island.NassauCONTINGENCY PLANNING EXCHANGE, INC.CONTINGENCY PLANNING EXCHANGE, INC.
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
DIVISION OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENTResponsible for protecting all town-owned property and the citizens using these facilities. Also oversees the town's abandoned vehicle and park watch programs. Maintains a comprehensive disaster plan through the Emergency Management Office.SuffolkOFFICE OF THE TOWN ATTORNEYTOWN OF ISLIP
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 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
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INITIATIVEEnsures that emergency managers address disability concerns and that people with disabilities are included in all levels of emergency preparedness - planning, response, and recovery.EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INITIATIVENATIONAL ORGANIZATION ON DISABILITY
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 COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE TEAMProvides training on issue-specific traumas and the trauma of catastrophe. Offers long term support training of local caregivers information on coordinating disaster/crisis response, intensive consultation by phone/fax deployment of crisis response team anywhere in the United States. Serves the national and international community.NATIONAL COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE TEAMNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR VICTIM ASSISTANCE
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
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTERSaves lives, mitigates property loss, and improves economic efficiency by issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts and analyses of hazardous tropical weather, and by increasing understanding of these hazards.NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTERNATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA)
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE-NEW YORK OFFICEProvides weather, hydrolic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters, and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. This office focuses primarily on weather affecting south eastern New York, north eastern New Jersey, southern Connecticut and surrounding coastal waters. Offers on-line publications on weather, climate, and disaster preparedness.SuffolkNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE-NEW YORK OFFICENATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA)
NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICESResponsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive state strategy to prevent, detect, respond to and recover from acts of terrorism. It oversees and coordinates the collaborative counterterrorism efforts of critical state agencies, departments, and authorities and works with local government and the private sector. It serves as the primary point of contact for all state homeland security activity with the United States Department of Homeland Security and related federal agencies. The State Office of Homeland Security works to provide the greatest possible security for New York State.NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICESNEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
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

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