Know Your Zone! Are You Hurricane Ready?

 The New York City Office of Emergency Management has prepared a ton of great information and resources about where to go and what to do in the event of another bad storm.


They've released the information as part of the "Know Your Zone" campaign, which asking New Yorkers to be aware of their zone in the event of a hurricane or coastal emergency where there might be flodding.  These zones are ranked by their danger of flooding from storm surge (with zone 1 being the most likely to flood). In the event of a hurricane or coastal storm, residents in these zones may be ordered to evacuate.

Know Your Zone is your destination for everything you need to know about hurricanes in New York City. You'll find information about the city's hurricane evacuation zones, the hazards you may face from a hurricane, and what to do to prepare.

Here are some key guides and maps for you to know about:

1. Find Your Zone
Find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation center by using the Hurricane Evacuation Zone Finder

2. Know the Hazards
Get to know the hazards associated with coastal storms and hurricanes

3. Stay Informed
Sign up for Notify NYC to receive emergency information by email, text message, phone or Twitter

4. Make a Plan
Make a plan with your family so you will know what to do, how to find each other, and how to communicate in an emergency.

5. Be Ready New York!
Download this valuable brochure

6. Show Your Zone
Request a Know Your Zone window sticker and put preparedness on display