November 15, 2012 | 2785 views
Mangano announces recovery resources for Friday, Nov. 16
A list of where to stay safe and warm
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano released a list of resources available for victims of Hurricane Sandy for Friday, Nov. 16. Locations are subject to change daily.
FEMA’S DISASTER RECOVERY CENTERS:
FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers are a readily accessible mobile office where applicants may go to receive guidance regarding disaster recovery, clarification of any written correspondence received, Housing Assistance and Rental Resource information, resolutions to problems and referrals to agencies that may provide further assistance, status of applications being processed by FEMA, as well as U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) program information.
Nassau Community College: 1 Education Drive, Garden City
Recreation Center and Ice Arena: 700 Magnolia Blvd, Long Beach
Island Park Village Hall: 127 Long Beach Road, Island Park
Cedar Creek Park: 3340 Merrick Road, Seaford
New Cassel Community Center: 141 Garden Street, Westbury
INSURANCE RESOURCE CENTER:
The New York State Department of Financial Services is available at Cedar Creek Park daily from 8:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m. to offer residents advice on how to file an insurance claim for property damage from Hurricane Sandy. Representatives will also be present from several of the nation’s largest insurance companies, including: Allstate, Metlife, New York Life, Travelers, USAA and more.
Nassau Community College, Building P, is open for residents seeking shelter. This facility was opened by County Executive Mangano in partnership with the Red Cross.
RED CROSS FOOD DISTRIBUTION
The Red Cross has opened a number of meal distribution centers Nassau County. Locations are open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meals, water, and comfort kits will be distributed at the following locations.
· Cedar Creek Park in Seaford - Merrick Rd, east of Wantagh Ave
· Grant Park in Hewlett –Broadway & Sheridan Ave.
· Nickerson Beach Park in Lido Beach - 880 Lido Boulevard
FEMA POD LOCATIONS
FEMA’s Points of Distribution (PODs) are located throughout the north and south shores of Nassau County. Locations include:
Bellmore: Newbridge Road Park, 2600 South Newbridge Road
East Rockaway: Fire Department, 5 Main St (10am-4pm)