Monday, October 29, 2012

Useful information about DC government and Hurricane Sandy, updated 10/29 11:56a

HSEMA has posted important information about Hurrican Sandy on its website, hsema.dc.gov.   What is missing is this vital information from The Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness:
If you see a homeless person in need on the street or for shelter referrals, outreach and transportation services to homeless persons in the D.C. area - Please call the Shelter Hotline 1-800-535-7252 or 202-399-7093

UPDATE 10/29, 10:45 am: The Department of Human Services (DHS) reports the following locations have been identified as emergency shelters Starting at 10:00 am October 29:

  • North Michigan Park Recreation Center (Ward 5) (1333 Emerson St NE)
  • Guy Mason Recreation Center (Ward 3) (3600 Calvert St NW)
  • Deanwood Recreation Center (Ward 7) (1350 49th St NE)
  • Bald Eagle Recreation Center (Ward 8) (100 Joliet St SW)
  • Emery Recreation Center (Ward 4) (5701 Georgia Ave NW)

A map of these locations is here (PDF).   It is also shown below.

UPDATE 10/29, 11:56 am: This from the Office of Latino Affairs:

Refugios abiertos en el Distrito de Columbia
Ward 3/Área 3:
  • North Michigan Park Recreation Center (Ward 5) (1333 Emerson St NE, 541-3526)
  • Guy Mason Recreation Center (Ward 3) (3600 Calvert St NW, 727-7736)
  • Deanwood Recreation Center (Ward 7) (1350 49th St NE, 671-3077)
  • Bald Eagle Recreation Center (Ward 8) (100 Joliet St SW, 671-5125/671-5123)
  • Emery Recreation Center (Ward 4) (5701 Georgia Ave NW, 576-3211)

Para obtener información adicional sobre cómo llegar a estos lugares, visite la página web de DPRP.

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