FEMA & City Assistance Update

posted over 1 year ago by Phonebank Volunteer3

If you are not affected but looking to help, print out this information and distribute it to affected residents. There is a version formated for printing here

FEMA ASSISTANCE Affected by Sandy? Please visit FEMA.gov/Sandy for information on how to apply for federal assistance, tips on returning home, and updates on federal programs in your area. If you don’t have access to the Internet, please call 1-800-621-FEMA(3362) TTY 1-800-462-7585. Before you call, be sure to have the following information ready: - Address of affected property, - Insurance information, - Social Security number

Once you have applied for assistance, these are the next 5 steps in the process.

SHELTER INFORMATION To search for shelters via text message, text: SHELTER and your zip code to 43362 (4FEMA). For example: Shelter 01234 (Standard rates apply).

NYC DISASTER ASSISTANCE OFFICES are now open in Brookly, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. Find out more information here, or visit the NYC Emergency Management Website.

REPORTING DAMAGE TO NYC To qualify for disaster assistance, the city must report the extent of the damage to individual properties and business. You can register your damage here


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