The federal government is set to open a flood relief center in Flushing today where Queens residents affected by the devastating Aug. 8 storms can reach out for a helping hand.
The opening of a Federal Emergency Management Agency center comes on the heels of President Bush's declaration of Queens as a disaster area Friday, opening the borough to federal funds.
FEMA in Flushing to bail out flood victims
The FEMA service center is scheduled to open at 1 p.m. in the Tzu Chi Foundation at 137-77 Northern Blvd. and will operate from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
FEMA Opens Storm Disaster Center In Queens
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