FEMA announced that Sheepshead Bay residents still without heat and hot water after Hurricane Sandy hit in late October will soon have their own nearby disaster recovery center provided by the federal relief group. According to the Brooklyn Daily, FEMA is scouting possible locations; likely the center will end up near public transportation. The center will provide info on government aid programs and allow people to register for assistance. Many residents in the area are still without heat, hot water or vehicles. Bay Improvement Group executive director Laura McKenna told the Daily, “We really feel like its overdue, but we’re happy to have it.”
Feds: Sheepshead Bay Will Get Disaster Recovery Center [BK Daily]
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