Hurricane Sandy: Links to Stay Connected

by Claudia Morell, Associated Press, Jeff Coltin
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NASA Goddard Photo and Video, flickr

Hurricane Sandy Vital Resources

New York

Important contacts:
For more information visit: http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/home/home.shtml
Twitter Updates: @NYCGOV, @311NYC
NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services: 518-242-5000
NYC Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services: 212-867-7060
Hurricane Guide for New York City Residents: 
 
Utilities:
Con Edison: 1 (212) 243-1900
NY Power Authority: (866) 314-4110
 
 
New Jersey
Governor Chris Christie is urging New Jersey residents to prepare for the storm. The State's Office of Emergency Management has put up a Hurricane Survival Guide" online (www.ready.nj.gov).
 
To find out a shelter near you click here. It also contains evacuation information. 
 
For Alerts:
NJOEM on Facebook: www.facebook.com/READYNEWJERSEY
NJOEM on Twitter: @NJOEM2010
NIXLE – New Jersey residents can register to receive messages by sending a text message with their zip ode to 888777.Online registration is also available at www.nixle.com
NJ Alert – Sign up for free email and text alters from the NJOEM by loggining onto www.njalert.gov
 
Utilities
Jersey Central Power and Light updates: @JCP_L
PSE&G updates: @PSEGdelivers, @PSEGnews
 
 
Connecticut
Residents who wish to get updates from the governor's office can visit: www.ct.gov/sandy
 
Important Contacts:
Connecticut Office of Emergency Services: http://www.ct.gov/demhs/site/default.asp
Facebook Updates: http://www.facebook.com/CTEMHS
Twitter: @CTDEMHS
Conneticut Light & Power: 
Phone (Report and outage): 1-800-286-2000 (860-947-2000 in Hartford/Meriden).
 
 
 

 

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