Connecticut

Connecticut took a serious hit from Hurricane Sandy. We are going to start compiling resources here for people within Connecticut or people hoping to stay informed on the situation in Connecticut. We will reassess later today as to whether an outside link would work better. It is our hope that grassroots efforts like ours will start up in CT shortly and that we can support those efforts.

GETTING HELP

911: Life Threatening Emergencies

211: Other Non-Emergency Assistance

Statewide Resources

Connecticut Office of Emergency Management

Health and Safety Information from the Department of Public Health

Boil Water Advisories

Connecticut Light and Power’s Town-by-Town Outage List and Interactive Map

United Illuminating Customer Service Number to Report Outages: 1-800-7-CALL-UI (1-800-722-5584)

CL&P Customer Service Number to Report Outages: 1-800-286-2000 (or 860-947-2000)

Information on Roads and Traffic from Department of Transportation

Key Twitter Accounts

Hashtags: #ctsandy, #cttransit #stillinthedark (to report road closures or outages) as well as individual hashtags by town i.e. #milford, #stamford, #easthaven, etc…

Media Resources

http://www.ctnow.com/

Regional Information

Darien: Storm debris can be dropped off for free until 5 pm on Saturday at Darien transfer station.

Danbury Outages and Road Closures

Volunteer Opportunities

Darien

Statewide: Email Connecticut Red Cross at ctvol@ctredcross.org w/ your contact info & a team member will get back to you

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