Evacuee Services

Stories of Recovery - Puerto Rico Evacuees

Israel had to leave his job in May 2018, when his wife began experiencing life-threatening pregnancy complications that resulted in frequent hospitalizations and bed rest. Without income, Israel returned to NYDIS on several occasions for maternity wear, summer clothes

Jul 23 2019

On July 23rd, 6pm - 10:30pm, NFR is hosting a Charity Softball Tournament for Puerto Rico Recovery with special guest Tony Sunshine. Tickets include food for all players. All proceeds will go to NYDIS' Evacuee Services. Photo Release: When you attend a

Jan 9 2019

FOR PUERTO RICO RECOVERY ADVOCATES & DIRECT SERVICE PROVIDERS ONLY: Wednesday, January 9th, at 6:00 PM: NYC Puerto Rico Long-Term Recovery Group will meet at NYDIS' Headquarters, 4 W 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036.  Dinner will be served. All Working Group chairs should

Aug 22 2018

FOR PUERTO RICO RECOVERY ADVOCATES & DIRECT SERVICE PROVIDERS: Wednesday, August 22nd at 6:00 PM: NYC Puerto Rico Long-Term Recovery Group will meet at NYDIS' Headquarters, 4 W 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036.  Dinner will be served. All Working Group chairs should have

NYDIS Evacuee Marketplace

While conducting exit interviews and unmet needs assessments at the NYC Hurricane Evacuee Services Center in East Harlem in 2017, NYDIS recognized the primary reported unmet need was clothing, and in response opened an Evacuee Marketplace distributing new, free winter

NYC Evacuee Unmet Needs Roundtable

To date, NYDIS’ NYC Evacuee Unmet Needs Roundtable (UNR) has distributed $140,027.95 in sustainable recovery assistance to assist 63 households secure sustainable, long-term housing, purchase furniture, relocate out of state, or pay for transportation back to safe and habitable housing

Pa'Lante Puerto Rico

NYDIS is partnering with actress and activist Luna Lauren Velez’s hurricane recovery project, #PaLantePR, to support the disaster recovery process and resilience of survivors of Hurricane's Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico.

NYC Puerto Rico Long-Term Recovery Group

Marking the half-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria's landfall on Puerto Rico, on March 20th, NYDIS hosted over 40 NYC Puerto Rican grassroots activists, nonprofits, and VOAD partners to begin formation of the NYC Puerto Rico Long-Term Recovery Group.