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Three More Disaster Recovery Centers Open In State

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Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Aerials from Governor Malloy’s tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Disaster recovery centers operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been operating in Bridgeport and Greenwich in the aftermath of the storm. Now three more centers are opening.

Governor Malloy says FEMA centers have opened in Groton, Old Saybrook and New Haven, to help homeowners and businesses affected by the storm.

The centers are at the Groton Senior Center,  102 Newtown Road;   the Old Saybrook Police Department, 6 Custom Drive,  and  Gateway Community College’s Long Wharf Campus at 60 Sargeant Drive in New Haven.

The centers are open 8 a..m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday,  and  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities suggest that residents of Middlesex, New London, New Haven and Fairfield counties who suffered damaged in the storm register in advance, before visiting one of the centers, either by registering online at “DisasterAssistance.gov,”  or by calling 800-621-FEMA.      Those with speech or hearing disabilities, should call the TTY number,  800-462-7585, to register.

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