1/3 of seniors in NYC live alone, requiring more social support from outside sources, like senior centers. (NYC Office of the Public Advocate)

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation


NMIC is a community-based, not-for-profit organization founded in 1979 to serve the Washington Heights and Inwood communities. Their mission is to provide resources and support to our community's poorest residents, empowering them to secure economic stability and to be active participants in their community.

External Resources

The links below will take you to external websites that may help with your emergency planning.

Emergency Planning tools including recorded webinar training for Supportive Housing Providers

Enterprise website: “Ready to Respond Tools for Resilience were developed to help affordable housing organizations make their buildings resilient, prepare their staff to handle emergencies and ensure their residents remain safe.”

Numerous resources to support individual and organizational preparedness and community participation

Article: A New Lens for Disaster Recovery

A New Lens for Disaster Recovery

A New Lens for Disaster Recovery
A New Lens for Disaster Recover
Have a resource to add to this page? Contact Lindsay Perry at lperry@unhny.org

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