NEW YORK (WPIX)—Hurricane Sandy may have left the area, but her effects are still being felt in the tri-state area. Here are some helpful resources and tips to keep in mind:
NEED TO KNOW
Call 911 for true emergencies
Call 311 or text 311-692 for lesser emergencies, such as downed trees and power lines
American Red Cross: www.redcross.org
FEMA: www.ready.gov or (800) 621-FEMA (3362)
To request Federal Disaster Assistance, call 1-800-621-3361, or visit http://www.disasterassistance.gov/.
For more information, please visit the NYC Severe Weather homepage at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/nycsevereweather/weather_home.shtml
Food distribution points have been set up in all five boroughs, for more information see the list of locations.
To report a power loss, contact Con Edison at 1-800-75-CONED (26633) or online at http://www.coned.com
There are power outages in Woodrow, Wainwright, and Fresh Kills sections of Staten Island, and from East 39th Street to the lower tip of Manhattan.
Con Edison purposefully shut down power in some areas NYC
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Connecticut Light & Power: www.cl-p.com or 800-286-2000.
United Illuminating Company: www.uinet.com or 1-800-722-5584