As part of National Preparedness Month, OEM is urging New York residents to sign up for Notify NYC, the City’s official emergency notification system. Subscribers receive text messages, e-mails, phone calls or Tweets about significant citywide events, as well as smaller events happening in their own neighborhoods. These notifications cover topics such as severe weather, school closures, subway disruptions, and traffic advisories in all areas of the city. Notify NYC
Written by: Priscilla Lino/Photos by: Clifford Dickson So, I arrived at the Press Gate at Madison Square Garden for the St. Johns vs West Virginia game in New York City and checked my bags. There, myself and Photographer, Clifford Dickson were given our press passes- Awesome. Our names were written and Bronx Mama Blog directly underneath. We met with Judith Kane, Office of Emergency Management’s (OEM) Director of Communications. Judith set us
With all of the crazy weather mother nature (aka NatureMama) has been giving us, this giveaway is a must! I’m sure many of you were checking the Office of Emergency Management’s website for tips and other important information before Irene, so one BronxMama will be winning an Emergency Preparedness Kit! Read more to find out how.
With two snow storms behind us, who knows what is to come. But after we witnessed how crippled NYC was after not being prepared for the first one, I’m sure we are all concerned with making sure we’re ready for whatever winter brings throws at us next. Luckily, the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has created a cool Disaster Preparedness Starter Kit and has a kit to giveaway