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Emergency Preparedness & Response Resources

Community Resources


Arcoiris Thrift Store

Arcoiris has provided free clothing to East Harlem residents in crisis. Visit our member organization, LSA Family Health Service for more information and vouchers for free clothing. 

Community Centers/Third Places

East Side S.O.U.L. 

A place where neighbors can connect contribute to their neighborhood, find resources and support one another.

Neighborhood Health Action Center

Neighborhood Health Action Centers provide health and wellness services and space in East Harlem.



NYC Food Resource Guide: East Harlem

This is a thorough guide to food access in East Harlem. It includes pantries, soup kitchens, farmers markets, community fridges, and much more!

General Resources

East Harlem Latino Health Community Resource Guide

This guide was created to help Latinos in El Barrio, NY find resources available to help with many of life’s issues, especially health care. Our hope is that this guide will help you connect to the services you need so that you can have a healthy, happy life.



East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership

The East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP) is the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s student-run, physician-supervised free clinic. We provide primary care to uninsured adults in East Harlem. Our services are confidential and are provided at no cost.


NYC Housing Resource 

This resource can be used to help navigate the multiple city homeless and housing programs. This resource is an interactive PDF. By clicking on the links within the handout, you will be directed to external websites.

Hazard-Specific Resources

Active Shooter/Gunshot Wounds

School Reform for Active Shooter Drills

Stop the Bleed online training

Stop the Bleed in-person training with EH COAD 

Stop the Bleed poster English

Stop the Bleed poster Espanol

Run, Hide, Fight training video English

Run, Hide, Fight training video Espanol

Extreme Cold

Financial Assistance for Home Heating


Report Flood Damage: call 311

Request a Flood Barrier or Flood Alarm

(for basement apartments)

How to Clean Up After a Storm

Flood Prevention

Locations of Flood Sensors in EH

Flood Maps in EH

Extreme Heat

Find a Cooling Center Near You

Prevention & Treatment for Heat-Related Illness 

Get a Free Air Conditioner


Home Fire

Get smoke alarms installed in your home for free

Home Fire Safety Guide English

Home Fire Safety Guide Espanol


Evacuation: Know Your Zone

Wildfire Smoke

Check the Air Quality in your area 

Make a DIY Air Purifier with a regular box fan

Recommendations from the NYC Department of Health

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Household Preparedness Guides


from NYC Emergency Management


View or download materials

Request materials in print
Request a Ready New York event

Household Preparedness Guides
from the East Harlem COAD

Something Happened:
Who Do I Call?
Emergency Identification for Individuals & Families
Go Bag Shopping List & Stores in East Harlem

Preparedness at Work & Community Centers

Coastal Storm Scenario

Community Emergency
Response Teams


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