Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that FEMA will issue Emergency Assistance for New Yorkers whose homes were affected by Hurricane Sandy. At the Governor’s request, FEMA will bring in contractors in order to perform basic repairs so that residents can return to their homes while more long term repairs are in progress. Only residents in the federally-declared declared counties are eligible to participate in this program. Homeowners in these localities who want to apply for assistance should contact their county or local officials to receive contractor support.
Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County’s Business Recovery Center is fully functional and has launched a new website to support its activities, which include a 24-hour hotline. The Business Recovery Center was established by County Executive Mangano immediately following Hurricane Sandy’s landfall in Nassau.
Bethpage, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County, FEMA, the Salvation Army and the Red Cross are distributing food and drinks to thousands of residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DAILY. County Shelters and Warming Centers remain open to the public.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Red Cross have opened the following locations for residents to take shelter:
· Nassau Community College, Building P
· Levittown Memorial High School, 150 Abbey Lane
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency throughout the state as a result of severe weather conditions across the state including high winds, rain, snow, and mixed freezing precipitation, coastal, stream and river flooding, downed trees and power lines, that threaten the public’s health and safety.
To report a downed wire and other equipment damage, or to report a power outage: