Today FEMA established two disaster relief locations on Staten Island. FEMA is providing food, water and supplies from a relief location at Miller Field in Dorp. A second center is being established at Mount Loretto in Pleasant Plains.
Any Staten Island resident in need of assistance can call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or contact FEMA via this link: http://www.disasterassistance.gov/.
Today FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino traveled with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to Staten Island to meet with officials about response and recovery efforts, reports CNN.com.
Unfortunately, without access to the Internet, many Staten Island residents do not realize help has already arrived. If you are a Staten Island resident with access to the Internet and come across this information, please pass it along.