Suffolk County, in conjunction with New York State and the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), have joined forces to establish a Disaster Recovery Center to assist residents and businesses that have losses or damages caused by Hurricane Irene. The centers are staffed with disaster recovery specialists who can provide information and answer questions about storm related disaster assistance and available low interest loans from the Small Business Administration.
Individuals seeking assistance should register with FEMA first by calling the toll-free FEMA Hotline at 800-621-3362. Applicants can also register online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
The Disaster Recovery Center is located at the H. Lee Dennison Building at 100 Veterans Memorial Highway in Hauppauge and will be open at noon on Friday, September 9. Regular hours of operation will be from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Saturday. Further information is also available at suffolkcountyny.gov.
Other Important Information For Damage Follow-Up:
New York State Department of Financial Services:
Disaster Hotline: 800-339-1759