Assemblyman David G. McDonough
(R,C,I-Merrick) is reminding local residents and businesses affected by
Hurricane Sandy that applications for disaster assistance from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must be submitted by Monday, December 31. Federal disaster assistance may help eligible
applicants with disaster-related expenses and serious needs.
has had a crippling affect on our community and the lives of residents across Long
Island,” said McDonough. “As we work to rebuild, it is important for
residents and businesses that have been negatively impacted by the storm to receive
the appropriate funds, which they need and deserve. Federal disaster assistance
is essential to get Long Island back to normal. Even if
you do not think you will qualify, please be sure to apply so that you can be
Residents and business owners may also apply for assistance in person
NassauCommunity College Student Union Building 1 Education Drive Garden City, NY Monday – Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m, Massapequa Marjorie
Post Community Center 477 Unqua Road Massapequa, NY
– Sunday, 9:00
a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Seaford Cedar Creek Park Merrick Road East Seaford, NY Monday – Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Freeport Freeport Recreation Center 130 East Merrick Road Freeport, NY Monday
- Sunday 8am
Survivors must register with FEMA to be considered for federal disaster
assistance even if they have contacted the state, their local emergency
management agency, the American Red Cross or other charitable organizations. Anyone
who has not registered with FEMA for disaster aid, has questions about their
application or needs more information about recovery programs may call FEMA’s
toll-free helpline, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
or by visiting www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
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