you have fifty days.
The Japanese have a sense of ingrained quiet resignation and are a homogenous, community oriented society.
The Disaster at Fukishima highlights these cultural aspects of their nation, as they are meticulously polite and are much more likely to follow the lead of Authority.
New Jersey and New York City are almost polemic opposites, They are most assuredly a Human Stew, with many flavors existing side by side.
they say "Fuck You" more in a day than most people do in a year.
as a student of history and social dynamics, as well as having somewhat real-time info of the goings on, i think i can postulate with almost total certainty that shit's gonna get really fucking ugly, really quick.
the damn subways wont be up and running for MONTHS.....seriously.....food supplies are running low, and it's the logistics, not the supply that will make getting gasoline almost impossible...the people who really got slammed cant even connect with the outside world yet, the reports of damages are now increasing exponentially, a straight upward curve....Con-Ed has quietly admitted they're fucked, and natural gas leaks are now just becoming a problem...this will get worse.....add to this questionable water supplies and you have a recipe for Lord of the Flies on a Grand Scale.
if you can, i would escape from New York, Now.
Just My Humble Opinion.