Hurricane Ida mobile service centers open on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Assistance to those affected by Hurricane Ida will be available on a temporary basis at Staten Island Outreach Centers starting Monday.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide assistance to three different Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) on the island in October and November, according to a joint announcement from the MP Michael Tannousis (R- East Shore / South Brooklyn) and Assembly Member Michael Reilly (R-South Shore).

“After having been in talks with the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and FEMA for the past few weeks, I am pleased to announce that the FEMA and SBA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will finally be available on the East Coast. at Ocean Breeze Park. “Tannousis said in a press release.” I hope voters who have not yet filed a protest take this opportunity to do so next week. “

Reilly said in the press release that he was grateful for the partnership with Tannousis and the collaboration with his local, state and federal colleagues.

“I am happy that my South Shore constituents have access to FEMA and SBA assistance closer to home. This will help reduce some of the anxiety and obstacles they face, ”he said.

The dates and locations are as follows:

  • East Shore Monday, October 25 to Wednesday, October 27, at Ocean Breeze Park, Lot 6, 446-464 Capodanno Blvd .;
  • North Shore on Friday October 29, Saturday October 30 and Monday November 1 at Corporal Thompson Park at 166 Broadway in West Brighton;
  • South Shore from Wednesday November 3 to Friday November 5, at Brookfield Park at the intersection of Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue in Great Kills.

Hours of operation in all centers will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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