FEMA sets up places residents can go for help

GREENPORT—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will establish two disaster recovery locations in Columbia County this week, according to a press release from County Board of Supervisors Chairman Roy Brown and Emergency Management Director Bill Black.

Residents who have questions or still need to apply for assistance from FEMA as a result of Hurricane Irene should go to these locations:

*Copake Community Center at the Copake Park, Mountain View Road, September 20 through 22, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

*Chatham Firehouse, 2 Hoffman Street, September 24 through 26, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

Anyone with questions can also call the County Emergency Management Office at 518-828-1212.



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