2 Disaster Recovery Centers in NY extend operations

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Release date: 
February 27, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-179

NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York will be able to visit the disaster recovery centers at the Recreation Center and Ice Arena, 700 Magnolia Blvd., Long Beach, NY, 11561, and at the Freeport Recreation Center, 130 East Merrick Rd., Freeport, NY, 11520 for an extended period of time.

The deadline to register for federal disaster assistance has been extended to Mar. 29, 2013. In light of this extension, the State of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will maintain operations at the centers to continue providing necessary assistance to disaster survivors.

Survivors have several ways to register:

  • Online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
  • Via smartphone or tablet, go to m.fema.gov or download the FEMA app.
  • By phone, 800-621-3362 (Voice, 7-1-1/Relay) or (TTY) 800-462-7585.
  • The toll-free telephone numbers operate 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST seven days a week until further notice.

For more information on New York’s disaster recovery, visit www.fema.gov/SandyNY, www.twitter.com/FEMASandy, www.facebook.com/FEMASandy and www.fema.gov/blog.

Last Updated: 
February 27, 2013 - 11:30
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