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Hurricane Relief Grants

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November 2012 | Monthly Events & Opportunities

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Free Legal Clinic for Small Businesses

There will be a free legal clinic for small businesses harmed by the storm Friday at 1 Liberty Plaza, the big black building across from Zucotti Park. It’s Friday, November 16, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. To sign up, business owners should go to http://cgsandybusinessclinic.eventbrite.com or contact Lauren Coakley-Vincent at 212-618-8926 or LCoakleyVincent@sbs.nyc.gov. People can just show up, but it’s … Continue reading

Nurses, Doctors, EMTs, and other healthcare workers to Mayor: Make Fixing NYC’s Healthcare System Damaged by Sandy Your Top Priority

Nurses, Doctors, EMTs, and other healthcare workers to Mayor:
Make Fixing NYC’s Healthcare System Damaged by Sandy Your Top Priority
Contact: Bernadette Ellorin, New York State Nurses Association, 347-947-0671
Laurie Wen, Physicians for a National Health Program – New York Metro Chapter, 917-446-1610

When: Friday, November 16, 12 noon

Where: Steps of City Hall, New York
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Sandy Volunteer Update: Saturday 11/17

Hello Sandy Volunteers! Below is what is on deck for tomorrow, Saturday 11/17 with some special calls from thanksgiving preparations for Coney Island, Red Hook, Sheepshead Bay, Staten Island, various locations in New Jersey. Also included is some important info about Thanksgiving – more will be coming out on that too so continue to keep your eyes peeled. Thank you … Continue reading

Sandy Volunteer Update for Construction Volunteers

Hello Team Leaders / Future Assessors: Thanks for your efforts this past weekend in launching our construction clean-up in the Rockaways. Many homeowners have since expressed their sincere thanks for your work and many others have requested our services. We want to continue this and also pass on the skills to the affected residents and communities. One important area we want to train … Continue reading

Thanksgiving For Sandy Survivors

Survivors of Hurricane Sandy who are still without power/heat/gas are invited to Thanksgiving! 1 -4PM on Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 22 St. Marks Church, 131 East 10th Street (10th Street Between 2nd & 3rd, Manhattan) We Will Be Providing a Traditional Thanksgiving Feast Free of Charge For You and Your Family To Volunteer Or Donate To Thanksgiving For Sandy … Continue reading

After Sandy in Rockaway NYC

After Sandy in Rockaway NYC
from David Borenstein PLUS 2 days ago
Please consider helping communities affected by Sandy:
“Like” Occupy Sandy Relief NYC for up-to-date info on volunteer opportunities facebook.com/OccupySandyReliefNyc?ref=ts&fref=ts
Donate to Occupy Sandy: wepay.com/donations/occupy-sandy-cleanup-volunteers Continue reading

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Don’t forget to take care of yourself, too!

Vaccine Recommendations for Emergency Situations

from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention:

Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders
Required immunizations for emergency responders and vaccines with no indicator.
Questions and Answers About Immunization Recommendations Following a Disaster
Answers questions such as “How will evacuation centers receive adequate vaccine to immunize evacuees?”
Interim Immunization Recommendations for Individuals Displaced by a Disaster
The purpose of these recommendations is two-fold:
To ensure that children, adolescents, and adults are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases in accordance with current recommendations. Immunization records are unlikely to be available for a large number of adult and child evacuees. It is important that immunizations are kept current if possible.
To reduce the likelihood of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in large crowded group settings. Continue reading

Community Service Society

Charts compiled by the Community Service Society of various Hurricane Sandy victim benefits and how to apply for them

Charts compiled by the Community Service Society of various Hurricane Sandy victim benefits and how to apply for them:
DISASTER RELATED RESOURCES AND SERVICES AFTER HURRICANE SANDY
http://benefitsplus.cssny.org/system/files/uploads/Hurricane%20Sandy.pdf

GOVERNMENT BENEFIT PROGRAMS RESPONSE TO HURRICANE SANDY
http://benefitsplus.cssny.org/system/files/uploads/Government%20Benefits.pdf
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Coney Island conditions remain dire

Countless residents have been living in appalling conditions – stranded in high rise projects without lights, heat or clean water. Many are elderly or infirm and are stranded because they cannot navigate the pitch-black stairwells of their darkened buildings. They feel completely forgotten. There’s been barely any coverage of Coney Island in the mainstream media, so PLEASE distribute these pictures as widely as possible. Continue reading

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An advancing cold front will put an end to the above normal temperatures in place over the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas for today.

An advancing cold front will put an end to the above normal temperatures in place over the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas for today. The cold front will bring rain to the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas by tomorrow morning. The rain may mix with or change to snow before ending.
Those people in areas most affected by Hurricane Sandy such as Rockaway should began making preparations for flooding due to heavy rainfall. The Sewage drainage systems are still backed up with blockage. The rain water will not be able to drain like it normally would. Continue reading

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Mayor Bloomberg signed an emergency order to establish an odd-even license plate system for gasoline and diesel purchases

Mayor Bloomberg has signed an emergency order to establish an odd-even license plate system for gasoline and diesel purchases to reduce wait times and lines at gas stations in the five boroughs.The temporary odd-even system will remain in effect until further notice, and details of the operation can be found here.

As the situation is constantly changing, check our social media sites for the latest information. Twitter at @NYCOEM and Facebook. Continue reading