FEMA On Long Island to Provide Assistance


We just received this from New York State:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be bringing its Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Long Island starting today.

The Center will be at the following locations to assist residents and business owners who sustained damage during the storm:

·      Nassau Community College (1 Education Way, Garden City), 1 pm to 8 pm today, November 1st, and 8 am to 8 pm from November 2nd until further notice.

·      Edward Bauer Elementary School (315 Montauk Highway, Lindenhurst) 1 pm to 7 pm today, November 1st and 7 am to 7 pm Friday, November 2nd.

We will notify you if additional sites are added.  You also can get assistance from FEMA by visiting www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA.  According to FEMA, the toll free number will operate between 7 am to 10 pm seven days a week until further notice.

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Patrick Young blogs daily for Long Island Wins. He is the Downstate Advocacy Director of the New York Immigration Coalition and Special Professor of Immigration Law at Hofstra School of Law. He served as the Director of Legal Services and Program at Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN) for three decades before retiring in 2019. Pat is also a student of immigration history and the author of The Immigrants' Civil War.