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Tag Archive | "Hurricane Irene"

Sarah Anker: Communication is Vital When Managing Natural Disasters

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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First and foremost, I want to thank the many Suffolk County residents who participated in Tropical Storm Irene’s aftermath, by volunteering and working beyond the call of duty to help our neighbors in need. As our community recovers from the impact of Tropical Storm Irene, now is a valuable time to consider what lessons we […]

Sept 12 – FEMA Established Second Recovery Center in Riverhead

Friday, September 9, 2011

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Suffolk Announces Opening of Second Hurricane Irene Disaster Recovery Assessment Center East End Homeowners and Small Businesses Can Get FEMA Assistance in Riverhead Starting Monday Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk Executive Steve Levy announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New York State will establish a second Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located in Riverhead to […]

Sept 9 – MEDIA ADVISORY from SENATOR KEMP HANNON

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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What: Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services (formerly the State Insurance Department) Benjamin Lawsky will be explaining DFS procedures to assist Nassau County residents and small businesses hit hard by Hurricane Irene. When: Friday, September 9, 2011; 10:30 – 11:00 am Where: Levittown Public Library (1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown) Background: Superintendent […]

Sen. Hannon: Today, Insurance Assistance for LIers Impacted By Irene

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) announces the New York State Department of Financial Services (formerly the State Insurance Department) representatives will be on location at the Bed, Bath and Beyond parking lot (401 South Oyster Bay Road, Plainview) from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm on Friday, September 9, 2011, to assist Nassau County residents hit […]

Sept 9,10 – Disaster Recovery Center Open in Suffolk

Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Levy Announces Opening of Hurricane Irene Disaster Recovery Assessment Centers Suffolk Homeowners and Small Businesses Seeking Compensation Will Be Assisted By Specialists Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk Executive Steve Levy announced today that the county has joined forces with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New York State to establish a Disaster Recovery Center at […]

Sept 8,9 & 12,13 – FEMA Teams Coming to Nassau

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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MANGANO: FEMA COMMUNITY RELATIONS RESPONSE TEAMS TO VISIT NASSAU COMMUNITIES County & FEMA to Provide Residents with Information on Beginning the Claim Process Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Community Relations Response Team along with County personnel will be visiting south shore communities affected by Hurricane […]

Southampton: Hurricane Irene Clean-Up and Facilities Information Update

Monday, September 5, 2011

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Several Town departments have contracted for additional manpower and equipment to address high demand and to respond as efficiently and quickly as possible following the impact of Hurricane Irene. The Police Department has been responding to a wide-range of emergencies and will continue to do so. Additionally, the Town recognizes that with the upcoming holiday […]

Southampton: Shower Facilities Available at the SYS Center in North Sea

Monday, September 5, 2011

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Residents who remain without power and therefore have no well water are welcome to use the shower facilities at the Southampton Youth Services Center (SYS), located at 130 A Majors Path in Southampton. The Center can be reached by phone at (631) 287-1511. Please bring toiletries and a towel.

Senators Marcellino and Fuschillo Call for LIPA Action

Saturday, September 3, 2011

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Urge LIPA to Delay Vote on National Grid Renewal & Nominate Permanent CEO . Will Hold Hearings on LIPA’s Storm Response . Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset), Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations and Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), a member of the Senate’s Energy and Telecommunications Committee, are […]

Rep. Steve Israel: Recovering from Hurricane Irene

Friday, September 2, 2011

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Although the most dangerous part of Hurricane Irene has passed Long Island, the damage it left behind is substantial – and the cleanup has just begun. Since the storm, I have been working to ensure that residents and businesses will receive the aid they need to repair damaged infrastructure. On Monday, I did an aerial […]

Suffolk County Receives FEMA Declaration for Individual Storm Assistance

Friday, September 2, 2011

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Residents, Businesses will be Eligible for Expedited Loans, Grants and Other Aid Hauppauge, NY – Suffolk Executive Steve Levy said county Emergency Operations personnel were informed at 1:20 this afternoon that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will make federal disaster assistance available to residents and small businesses in the wake of Hurricane Irene. “Hurricane […]

Suffolk Legislator Muratore: “Thank You, Hurricane Workers”

Friday, September 2, 2011

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On Sunday, August 28, 2011, Hurricane Irene headed up the eastern seaboard and finally passed over Long Island and the tri-state area.  Hurricane Irene may be among the costliest catastrophes in U.S. history.  Most of the damage was caused by flooding, and at least 43 deaths have been attributed to Irene.  The storm knocked out […]

Sept 12 – Open Forum on LIPA

Friday, September 2, 2011

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Suffolk Legislators Horsley and Romaine Plan Open Forum  To Discuss LIPA’s Hurricane Efforts . “We Want to Hear From You, the Ratepayers” Forum to be held at the Town of Babylon Annex to Address Ratepayer’s Concerns Reacting to massive power outages left behind by Hurricane Irene, Suffolk County Legislators Wayne R. Horsley and Edward P. […]

Zeldin offers both the good and bad on LIPA’s Hurricane response

Friday, September 2, 2011

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“This week’s recovery from Hurricane Irene has been extra difficult for those who remain without power. Over the past several days, during my travels throughout the Third Senate District, I have seen hundreds of trees down, power lines damaged, and significant flooding, the latter of which fortunately receded quickly. At my district office, we have […]

Irene causes blood shortage

Friday, September 2, 2011

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L.I. Blood Services need type O As local officials work to restore electricity and assess property damage from Hurricane Irene, another critical problem has also resulted from the storm: a dangerous shortage of blood supplies in local banks.  The New York Blood Center is reporting… CONTINUE READING

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