NYFA Closed Due to Winter Storm & Winter Storm Resources on NYFA Source

NYFA Closed Due to Winter Storm & Winter Storm Resources on NYFA Source

NYFA Closed, Program Updates, & Winter Storm Resources

Due to significant weather and travel concerns for our staff, NYFA will be closing early today and will remain closed Tuesday, January 27. 

For Fiscal Sponsorship Artists & Organizations: Payment requests for all Emerging Organizations will be processed on a delayed schedule. They are projected to be ready by Wednesday after 2 PM. In the event there is a longer delay due to the severe winter storm, NYFA staff will notify you via email. 

For NYFA Classifieds Advertisers: Staff will continue to review and post listings; please email [email protected] with inquiries. 

Doctor’s Hours for Visual Artists: This event has been canceled for tonight, January 26. Staff will reach out to registrants with the information about rescheduling. Contact [email protected] with questions.

Here’s a roundup of winter storm resources on NYFA Source:

Ready.gov Winter Storms & Extreme Cold – Detailed guides on what to do before, during, and after winter storms, compiled by FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security. http://www.ready.gov/winter-weather

  • If your home loses power or heat for more than a few hours or if you do not have adequate supplies to stay warm in your home overnight, you may want to go to a designated public shelter if you can get there safely. Text SHELTER + your ZIP code to 43362 (4FEMA) to find the nearest shelter in your area (e.g., SHELTER20472)

@FEMA – Official Twitter Feed for the Federal Emergency Management Agency with up-to-the-minute tips and information. https://twitter.com/fema

  • FEMA Social Hub – Compiles Twitter updates from trusted regional and local accounts, all in one place, no Twitter account necessary. http://www.fema.gov/social-hub

Red Cross Winter Safety Tips –Recent blog posts on winter issues such as driving safety and home fire risks.http://www.redcross.org/news/article/Red-Cross-Gets-Ready-as-Winter-Storm-Threatens-Millions

NYC.gov Severe Weather – Essential storm information for New York City, as well as quick links to other resources, and a snow vehicle tracker. http://www1.nyc.gov/site/severeweather/index.page

Notify NYC – Sign up for New York City emergency notifications from the Office of Emergency Management.www.nyc.gov/notifynyc

For more emergency resources, visit: http://source.nyfa.org/content/content/disasterresources/disasterresources.aspx

Stay safe and warm!

Image: Adam Hurwitz (Fellow in Digital/Electronic ’14), Rt. 40, Video Still, 2013
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