Misaskim: Hurricane Sandy Preparedness UpdateDate: October 28, 2012
As local law-enforcement are preparing for Hurricane Sandy, Misaskim is urging everyone to pay close attention to all announcement and heed all warning in order to ensure the safety of all.
Misaskim will be activating its Emergency Operations Center tonight. The Emergency Operations Center is equipped to serve as a communications hub for emergency and law-enforcement organizations in case the storm wrecks community-wide damages. The Emergency Operation Center will run of generated power in the event of a power outage.
Misaskim's School Safety Notification System is currently operating in Brooklyn South by disseminating information to families via school administrators and other school officials. The School Safety Notification System allows school administrators to quickly and effectively receive information from the Governor's office, the Mayor's office, the Office of Emergency Management and local law-enforcement personnel. Misaskim is also releasing school closing information through this system.
UPDATED: Monday, October 30, 2012 - 7:30 a.m.: The following schools have confirmed that they will be closed on Monday. Bais Brocha all divisions
Bais Yaakov of Bensonhurst
Bais Yaakov of Boro Park (46th Street)
Bais Yaakov High School (15th Ave)
Bais Yaakov D’Chasidei Ger no classes for pre-school and elementary school
Bnot Rochel High School
Bnos Zion of Bobov (45th) all grades
Bnos Yisroel Girls (Flatbush)
Machon Bais Yakkov
Masores Bais Yaakov
Mesilas Bais Yaakov High School
Mesivta only first seder
Ohel Torah all grades
Sharei Hayosher (Ocean Parkway)
Shulamith of Brookly
Stolin Grades 5 – 8 early dismissal at 12:15
United Lubavitch (Ocean Parkway)
Yeshiva Ateret Torah
Yeshiva Bonim Lamokom Zichron Moshe
Yeshiva Darchei Torah (Far Rockaway) all divisions
Yeshiva of Flatbush
Yeshiva Katane is located in the RED ZONE A and will be relocating to Williamsburg Pupa Bais Hamedrash on Bedford Avenue
Yeshiva Ketane of Bensonhurst
Yeshiva Noverminsk – Grades 9-10
Yeshivas Ruach Chaim Ave Z
Yeshiva Torah Vodaath (Yeshiva Ketanah and Mechinah)
Yeshiva Vyelipol no classes for grades 9 -11
Misaskim is being inundated with requests for generators for home-bound individuals on life support. The generators will be dealt with on a case by case basis.
Please stay tuned for more updates.