Disaster Recovery Centers in New York State

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12/05/2012 01:51 PM EST

NEW YORK - The State of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Nassau and Orange counties to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy.

The locations and hours are:

Young Israel (Gymnasium) 859 Peninsula Blvd. Woodmere, NY 11598 Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun.-Thurs. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri. Closed Sat

Kiryas Joel Village Town Hall (2nd floor) 51 Forest Rd. Monroe, NY 10950 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Thurs., Dec. 6

In addition to the new sites in Nassau and Orange counties, about 30 other DRCs remain open throughout New York to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Anyone who sustained damage in counties designated for federal individual disaster assistance can visit any of the centers. However, storm survivors have only until the close of business on Friday, Dec. 7, to seek help at six of those DRCs (For those locations, visit: http://www.fema.gov/news-release/new-disaster-recovery-centers-open-nass au-orange-counties).

To find the DRC nearest you, the following options are available: Text DRC and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA), and a text message will be sent back with the address. Also, check out the DRC locator at www.FEMA.gov/disaster-recovery-centers.