NYDIS’ staff aspires to provide education, guidance, and help of the highest quality to advance disaster resilience and to prepare individuals and communities for the impact of and recovery from disaster. NYDIS adheres to the highest standards within the disaster management sector, including sector best-practice, privacy, and confidentiality standards. Our work is built on the premises of excellence and transparency. Whatever our individual roles, and wherever we work within NYDIS, we owe it to ourselves and the communities we serve to uphold certain basic values, which include, but are not limited to:
• Respect for the rights, differences, and dignity of others
• Honesty and integrity
• Accountability for actions and conduct in the workplace