The share of youth aged 16-24 employed during the summer month of July in 2010 was 48.9%, the lowest rate for a summer month since 1948. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

East Side House Settlement

Bronx

Established in 1891 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, East Side House Settlement has served residents of the South Bronx since 1963.

Emergency Preparedness



Preparing in advance is the only way to be ready in case of an emergency or natural disaster. As New York City saw with Hurricane Sandy, neighborhoods rely on their community organizations and settlement houses, especially in the event of emergency. The resources here, created and gathered through a partnership between United Neighborhood Houses and Citi Foundation, can help organizations prepare so they can serve their community year round, no matter what the year brings. 

Please continue to check back to stay updated. Join the twitter conversation using the hashtag #UNHEmPrep. 

If you would like to add resources to this page, please contact Lindsay Perry at lperry@unhny.org. If you are a UNH member and would like to update your status on this page, please contact emergency@unhny.org. Thank you.

Communications Tools

Communications are vital in emergencies. These resources will help you stay connected.  Learn more »

External Resources

External resources available to help perfect your emergency planning.  Learn more »

Overall Emergency Planning Tools

Templates, tools, and sample plans to help members develop an emergency planning program and create or revise their own emergency planning documents.  Learn more »



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