Need something else?

Following a disaster, many people are looking for ways to volunteer. You should make sure that you are needed before going to a disaster site. Check first with an organization to see if they need volunteers. Listen to guidance from local officials to avoid putting yourself or others in danger.

Visit the Help Now website for tips and information about how to help those affected by disasters:

Visit the Help Now NYC website.

American Red Cross

You can help your neighbors and community prepare for emergencies by volunteering with the American Red Cross.

Learn more about volunteering with the Red Cross.

New York City Medical Reserve Corps

The Medical Reserve Corps is a program to assist the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene during emergencies.

Health professionals, such as doctors and nurses, may register with this program and volunteer to address public health needs during emergencies such as smallpox outbreaks, a flu epidemic, or a hazardous materials spill.

Learn more about the New York City Medical Reserve Corps.

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