New York State
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DEPARTMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN DISASTER ASSISTANCE
EFFORTS IN ROCKLAND AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES
The location and the hours of operation of the Centers are as follows:
Clarkson Town Hall
10 Maple Avenue
New City, NY
Yorktown Green Shopping Center
Yorktown Heights, NY
Both centers will be open on Friday October 1st from 12 noon to 7 p.m. and Saturday October 2nd from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Emergency Management Office are opening two Disaster Recovery Centers for the counties of Rockland, Westchester, Putnam and Orange. A disaster declaration for these four counties was declared on September 19, 1999 as a result of Tropical Storm Floyd.
Disaster Recovery Centers are set up by the Federal Government to help the local communities affected by the disaster. People will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from Federal, State, Local, and volunteer agencies to discuss their disaster issues and obtain information about assistance programs. In addition, the Department will answer questions on policy provisions, filing claims, and expediting claims and claims handling practices.