In case you have friends and relatives in NYC


From Sheldon Silver’s desk:

Dear Friends,

As we continue to recover from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, I want to pass along some useful information. The links below provide updates on how to find food, water, shelter, medical care and other essentials, as well as information about how to apply for disaster assistance.

Food, blanket and water distribution sites
http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/foodandwater.html

Daytime warming centers

http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/warming_ctr.html

Current list of overnight emergency shelters
http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/hurricane_shelters.html

Bus pick up for overnight emergency shelters
http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/overnight_shelter.html

Mobile Medical Care
http://www.nyc.gov/html/om/html/2012b/pr393-12-static.html

American Red Cross Disaster Assistance, including shelter information
http://www.redcross.org/

NYC School closures
http://schools.nyc.gov

Interactive map shows locations providing emergency services and availability of supplies
http://www.google.org/crisismap/2012-sandy-nyc

Information regarding subway, bus and commuter rail availability
http://www.mta.info
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/ferrybus/ferintro.shtml
http://www.mta.info/lirr/
http://www.panynj.gov/alerts-advisories/inclement-weather.html

Power Outage Updates
http://www.governor.ny.gov/poweroutageinfo

Full-service locations to aid in applications for emergency social, economic and FEMA assistance
http://www.nyc.gov/html/misc/html/2012/dasc.html

FEMA Transitional Sheltering Assistance
http://www.disasterassistance.gov

m.fema.gov for mobile devices

Or if you would like to donate to the relief effort or volunteer
http://www.nycservice.org/

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