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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.

Message from NYC OEM CERT Program Manager: CERT Volunteers Invaluable in Building Collapse Recovery Effort

I wanted to share with you the incredible work CERT has been doing this past week. Wednesday’s building collapse on East 116 Street and Park Avenue in East Harlem had a major impact on the city. Throughout this response, CERT members have been integral to providing support to first responders and on-site agencies.

CERT “Victims” Bring Realistic Touch to Queens Disaster Drill

It looked like a scene from Night of the Living Dead, but these mangled bodies, gruesome though they looked wandering around in shock or sprawled in the middle of a busy Queens intersection this past Sunday, were very much alive.

Rescue Bag 101

The UWS CERT team is now developing a list of recommended personal safety items for the rescue bag, and using this Web site’s Are You Ready? page, which lists recommended items for the Go Bag, as a resource.