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  EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTER
  Brian Robison, Director
  Jessica Verfuss, Deputy Director
 
  92 Brown Road
  Ithaca, New York  14850
  (607) 257-3888

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SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH:

Being prepared for an emergency is everyone's responsibility. National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The goal is to have every person and family capable of being self-sufficient for 72 hours during a large-scale disaster. The 2019 theme is "Prepared, Not Scared." 

Learn more at www.ready.gov.

Read about what one local agency is doing to mark National Preparedness Month here.

TUNE IN:

Disaster and emergency information will
broadcast from these local radio stations:

  • 870AM WHCU

  • 97.3FM WYXL

  • 91.7FM WICB

If your TV is working, monitor a regional all-news channel, such as Spectrum News, or the Weather Channel. A weather radio will also provide accurate and current information.

National Weather Service in Binghamton

National Weather Service in Binghamton
http://www.weather.gov/bgm/

 


 

SAFETY TIPS:
 

Image of house with instructions to clear the area to prevent burning with fires.

 

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WHAT EMERGENCIES CAN HAPPEN IN TOMPKINS COUNTY?

 

 Flooding

 Winter Storms - Snow/Ice/Cold

 Power Outages

 Heat Emergencies

 Fires

 Chemical/Hazmat Accidents

 Wind Storms/Tornado

There are certain basic concepts of preparedness that apply to any type of situation:

*       Be Informed
*       Make a Plan
*       Build a Kit
*       Get Involved In Your Community

 



Image with information regarding flood insurance.For additional information, visit:
https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4310-4313/updates/facts-and-myths-about-flood-insurance