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East Village Building Collapse Relief & Recovery Information

Reprinted courtesy of: New York Citizen Corps Communications Network
Following last Thursday afternoon’s explosion and building collapse in the East Village on East 7th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan, a reception center is open at Tompkins Square Branch Library (331 East 10th Street) from 9 AM to 8 PM.

Hurricane Sandy a Serious Weather Event: NYC CERTs Deployed

Upper West Side CERT and CERTs citywide have been deployed to various locations and shelters around the city to assist local agencies in providing for residents who may be unable to remain in their homes.

Excerpts from the Night of Irene

Upper West Side CERT volunteers on what it was like to man the city’s shelters during the worst storm to hit the east coast in 26 years — and to support the relief effort from behind the scenes.

Recalling the I-95 Tour Bus Disaster — CERT Volunteers Were There

In the early morning hours of March 12, a tour bus accident occurred on I-95 on the outskirts of New York City. The bus had been returning to New York’s Chinatown from the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut with 31 passengers, mostly Chinese tourists, when the crash happened.