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Middlesex County Freeholder Director Christopher D. Rafano announced Saturday that the county is opening a larger, more advanced regional shelter for residents having special medical needs. This will alleviate overloads at the smaller local shelters and area hospitals in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the tri-state area, and it's predictions have grown more dire in recent days.LINK
NYC Continues Recovery From Sandy The City is working to help New Yorkers recover from Sandy. Shelters will remain open until residents can safely return to their homes.
DISASTER FRAUD It may be hard to believe but, even at times like this, there are unscrupulous people out there who will try to scam victims of Hurricane Sandy or disaster-relief agencies like FEMA or the Red Cross. If you hear about a situation where someone’s trying to commit any kind of fraud relating to Sandy, please call the National Center for Disaster Fraud, toll-free, at (866) 720-5721, or email the NCDF at email@example.com. That’s (866) 720-5721 and firstname.lastname@example.org. All calls and emails will be treated as confidential.
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