The list below is only part of the directory we’ve pulled together — much, much more After Sandy info via the link.
Where can I donate my time or money?
We’ve got a growing list of shelters, charities and volunteer organizations on our How to Help page.
How can I find someone who’s missing?
Check Red Cross’s Safe and Well Tracker, where you or your loved ones can register to say you’re safe.
When will I get my power back?
Con Edison says that as of Thursday morning, approximately 676,000 customers out of service. That included 227,000 in Manhattan, 103,000 in Queens, 59,000 in Brooklyn, 83,000 in Staten Island and 36,000 in the Bronx. In Westchester County, the company reported 166,000 customers out of service. The NY Times has a map of power outages around the five boroughs.
Jersey Central Power & Light has a list of estimated restoration times, and says the majority of customers will be restored within the next seven days.
LIPA says it’s already restored power to 110,000 customers, and is still working this week with an estimated restoration time of 7 to 10 days. Some may get their power before then, but some will also get it after that time. That’s the general window.
Where can I find gas?
According to AAA, as of 9 a.m. Thursday, these stations reported having gas available in New Jersey and Long Island. You should check with them before making the trip.
Where are the shelters near me?
This NYC evac map shows shelters around the five boroughs, Long Island and in New Jersey.
What about pet shelters?
The Humane Society has a list and hotline to identify pet-friendly shelters in New York and New Jersey. On Long Island, a pet Shelter will also open at Nassau County Mitchel Athletic Complex, Administration Building, in Uniondale.
Which roads, subways and buses are open and running?
Check frequently with our Transit Tracker for the latest updates on road and transit openings.