Additional Disaster Recovery Centers Open

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Release date: 
November 9, 2012
Release Number: 
NR-014

NEW YORK CITY – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that three new Disaster Recovery Centers are scheduled to open to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy. Note that conditions at the individual sites may vary and affect opening times. The new locations are:

E Hampton Town Ct.
159 Pantigo Road
East Hampton, NY 11937
Hours: 9 am to 8 pm Friday & Saturday

Mastic Recreation Community Center
15 Herkimer Street
Mastic, NY 11950
Hours: 9 am to 8 pm

Lindenhurst Library
1 Lee Avenue
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Hours: 9 am to 8 pm

More than 1,200 FEMA community relations personnel are blanketing damaged neighborhoods, going door-to-door delivering information vital to recovery and encouraging residents with damaged property to register for assistance. They can help refer survivors to the proper resources for any unmet disaster needs, but they do not assess or document damage. FEMA inspectors will contact survivors directly after they have registered.

Individuals do not have to go to a DRC to register with FEMA. Here are some alternatives:
They may apply for FEMA assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling the toll-free registration number at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).  If you have a speech disability or hearing loss and use a TTY, call 1-800-462-7585 directly; if you use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.  They may also register online at: www.DisasterAssistance.gov.

To find the DRC nearest you, the following options are available: Text DRC and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA), and a text message will be sent back with the address. Also, check out the disaster recovery center locator at www.FEMA.gov/disaster-recovery-centers or by mobile phone at m.fema.gov.

In addition to the new locations, other Disaster Recovery Centers where storm survivors can get help are located at:

Nassau Community College
1 Education Drive 
Garden City, NY 11530
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Miller Field
600 New Dorp Lane
Staten Island, NY 10306
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Recreation Center and Ice Arena
700 Magnolia Boulevard
Long Beach, NY 11561
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Sacred Heart Parish
127 Long Beach Road
Island Park, NY 11558
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mon-Sun

H. Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Corner of Father Capodanno Boulevard and Hunter Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Waldbaums Fresh Grocery parking lot
112-15 Beach Channel Drive
Rockaway, NY 11694
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Town Hall
655 Main Street
Islip, NY 11757
Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon-Sun

Our Lady of Solace Gymnasium
2866 W. 17th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Ikea
1 Beard Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Holy Family R.C. Church
9719 Flatlands Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Fri-Mon

Community Church of the Nazarene
1414 Central Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Fri-Mon
 
Mount Loretto CYO
6581 Hylan Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10309
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Mount Manresa Jesuit House
239 Fingerboard Road
Staten Island, NY 10305
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Riverhead County Center
300 Center Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901
Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon-Sun

County Courthouse
401 Main Street
Islip, NY 11757
Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Edgewater Park Volunteer Fire Station
1 Adee Street
Bronx, NY 10465
Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Fort Tilden Park
1-199 Rockaway Point Boulevard
Breezy Point, NY 11697
Hours: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon-Sun

Last Updated: 
November 13, 2012 - 11:25
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