Nov 01, 2012

Disaster Recovery Resources for Businesses


U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has issued today a comprehensive “how to guide” to navigate the FEMA process. If you have specific questions, or are in need of assistance the Senator’s office can be reached at (631) 249-2825. You can download the guide. Also, the Small Business Administration (SBA)has a “disaster loan” program. The Long Island SBA office can be reached at 631-454-0764.


In order for New York State to ascertain major impacts on manufacturers on Long Island, please contact Empire State Development Corporation at, or 631-435-0717, to provide the business name, address where damage occured, description of the damage and the best contact, email and phone number for them to reach you.


County Executive Steve Bellone has regularly updated reports and resources available for businesses and residents of Suffolk County. You can visit the Office of Emergency Management website at or call 631-852-6000 to obtain further information.

If your company needs additional resources please contact the Suffolk County IDA at 631-853-4802 or email