ALBANY, N.Y. – Federal and state emergency management officials announced today that three mobile Disaster Recovery Centers will open for three days, beginning Friday, September 16, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Hurricane Irene.
Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Clinton, Westchester and Dutchess counties will be open from Friday, September 16, through Sunday, September 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. After Sunday, September 18, the mobile DRCs will be deployed to other locations, but will return to each county at a date yet to be determined. Counties will be notified once future dates are set.
The new DRC locations are in bold italic:
Cornell Cooperative Extension, 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186
Mooers Town Hall/Fire Station, 2508 Rt. 11, Mooers, NY (MOBILE)
Dover Fire Station #1, Rt. 22, Dover Plains, NY 12522 (MOBILE)
Essex County (2)
Community Center, 11 School Lane, Ausable Forks, NY 12912
and Moriah Fire Station, 630 Tarbell Hill Road, Moriah, NY 12960
Prattsville Town Hall, 14517 Route 23 Main Street, Prattsville, NY 12468
1000 Riverfront Center, Amsterdam, NY 12010
Sports Complex Mitchell Field, 1 Charles Lindberg Blvd., Uniondale, NY 11553
Orange County Fire Training Center, 9 Training Center Lane, New Hampton, NY 10953
Social Services Office Adm. Bldg., 127 Blooming Grove Drive, Troy, NY 12180
1 Provident Bank Park Drive, Pomona, NY
Rotterdam Square Mall, 93 West Campbell Road, Rotterdam, NY 12306
Holiday Inn Express, 160 Holiday Way, Schoharie, NY 12157
H. Lee Denison Building, Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788
and Riverhead Fire Headquarters, 540 Roanoke Avenue, Riverhead, NY
Ulster County (2)
Business Resource Center, 1061 Development Court, Ulster Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401 Belleayre
and Belleayre Mountain Ski Area, 181 Galli Curci Road, Highmount, NY 12444
Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
and 333 North Bedford Road, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549 (MOBILE)
The centers are staffed with disaster-recovery specialists who can provide information and answer questions about hurricane-related assistance, according to FEMA and state officials. The Suffolk County DRC in Hauppauge is closed on Sundays.
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