FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer to host live Twitter chat

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Release date: 
February 8, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-165

NEW YORK – To continue the conversation with New Yorkers about Hurricane Sandy recovery, Federal Coordinating Officer Michael F. Byrne will host a Twitter chat on Monday, Feb. 11, 2-3 p.m. EST.

During the session, Mr. Byrne will be answering questions live from the official Twitter handle @FEMASandy, using the topic hash tag #NYFEMAchat. Using this hash tag will allow users to follow and participate in the conversation.

Similar to the previous live tweeting session, each of Mr. Byrne’s tweets will be signed -mb.

Survivors can register with FEMA online at DisasterAssistance.gov or via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. People who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services (VRS) should call 800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers operate 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. EST, seven days a week until further notice.

Last Updated: 
February 8, 2013 - 12:30
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