My Emergency Plan is a workbook designed to help New Yorkers, especially those with disabilities and access and functional needs, create an emergency plan. The workbook guides users through establishing a support network, capturing important health information, evacuation planning, and gathering emergency supplies. First responders or caregivers can also use the workbook to help people with disabilities and access and functional needs during an emergency.
OEM and the Department of Education have created two fun-filled, interactive versions of the guide ? one for elementary school kids, the other for students in middle and high schools. Beginning the week of November 12th, public schools will receive packages of guides to share with teachers and their classrooms. Guides are available in nine languages. Ready New York for Kids is also available by calling 311 (TTY: 212-504-4115).
The Ready New York: Preparing for Emergencies guide outlines the very basic steps all New Yorkers should take to prepare for an emergency, including making a disaster plan, assembling an Emergency Supply Kit, and putting togehter a Go Bag.
This Ready New York brochure, prepared by the Office of Emergency Management and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, addresses the threat of the flu pandemic on the City. It details how citizens can prepare for the risk of flu and how citizens can protect themselves if they do attain the illness.
This guide is designed to help businesses protect their employees, communities, and the environment from hazards, while enhancing a company's ability to recover from financial loss that results from business interruption or damage to facilities and inventory. Ready New York for Business outlines steps business owners and managers can take to prepare for any emergency.