The Buddhist Council of New York is a member of New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS). On Jan. 15th, Rev. TK Nakagaki, President of the Buddhist Council of New York, attended the NYDIS annual meeting at the NYU Kimmel Center, where he lead the closing prayer.
NYDIS’s programs focus on all phases of the disaster lifecycle. Its services range from mitigation education to preparedness training to response and recovery initiatives. Through these programs, NYDIS strengthens the resources of faith-based agencies providing disaster services and serves the most vulnerable communities affected by disaster.