Friday, September 3, 2021



Senator Alessandra Biaggi

Dear Community, 

I hope you and your loved ones are all doing well and staying safe after Tropical Storm Ida hit last night. Unfortunately, District 34 and surrounding areas suffered from record breaking rain and flooding. My heart goes out to everyone impacted by the storm, and I send my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives as a result of it. 

My office and I want to offer any assistance that we can provide at this time. Below are resources for both NYC and Westchester residents that may prove useful during this time. If you have lost power, experienced damaging flooding, or need any other assistance due to the tropical storm, please let us know here so that my office and I can properly assist you. 

NYC residents: 

  • To report storm damage in your area:
  • To report power outages:
  • If you have any flooding or storm damage that you still need addressed, contact 311 immediately to report it.
  • If you have not yet enrolled for Notify NYC’s emergency alerts, enroll here.
  • Mass transportation continues to be limited and experiencing delays. 
  • To find an open Red Cross shelter near you, visit this link
  • For emergency assistance, call the NYC Red Cross chapter at 877-733-2767. 

Westchester residents: 

  • To report power outages or gas and electrical service problems, call (800) 75-CONED.
  • To report an electricity power outage, call (800) 572-1131 or check outages in your area here
  • To check on major highway conditions across the county, visit here.
  • Call the county police at (914) 864-7700 for the latest county parkway conditions. 
  • To find an open Red Cross shelter near you, visit this link
  • For emergency assistance, call the Westchester Red Cross chapter at 203-869-8444. 

As a reminder, Governor Kathy Hochul issued a State of Emergency for New York last night that remains in effect. Please continue to exercise caution and avoid all unnecessary travel at this time.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me and my office at or by calling our office at 718-822-2049. 

With Gratitude, 

State Senator Alessandra Biaggi

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