FEMA Camp Dry Run? Sandy Victims To Be Housed In Abandoned Prison

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Officials in New York are reportedly eyeing a recently-closed prison as temporary housing for people displaced by super-storm Sandy and this week’s nor’easter.

The New York Post reports that state officials are considering the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island to feed and house as many as 900 victims with nowhere else to turn.


“Our facilities staff have to go through it to determine what it would take to get it up and running for such a purpose,” Peter Cutler, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections, told the newspaper. “Of course, the challenge is the fact that it was closed a year ago and all of the major infrastructure components, such as boilers and waste water system, were deactivated.”

As many as 40,000 New Yorkers need shelter from extreme weather events, according to city estimates. On Staten Island alone, about 5,200 people applied for temporary FEMA housing, but only about two dozen people have been successfully placed, federal sources told the newspaper.

“It’s empty. They might as well use it,” said Rob Conigatti, 39, who lost his Dongan Hills home and is now staying with his extended family. “At least they have the right facilities. You can’t keep them in schools. The kids gotta go to school.”

Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro, however, is firmly opposed to using the prison, sources said. He didn’t return a call for comment.

His opposition was echoed by several of the 60 people staying at the Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat House in Shore Acres.


Some of those people have been arriving with what euphemistically has been called “pre-existing conditions” of mental disorders and substance abuse, according to sources.

Many people, including senior citizens, were too scared to stay in the high schools that were opened last week because they didn’t want to bunk with already homeless people.

Source:

http://www.nypost.com

http://www.myfoxdc.com

http://worldtruth.tv/


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  1. Elaine November 11, 2012 at 11:07 pm - Reply

    Very interesting that it was “election time”. Now he has a large segment of people already in a prison?

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    Intense HAARP activity was recorded in East Coast of United States prior to Hurricane Sandy.

    Down below is Hurricane Sandy path map & HAARP activity map:

    According to haarpstatus.com “readings continue in the Northeast with a start longwave time on October 19th, peaking a few days ago. The white shade has not been seen before in this project and we suspect it is a reading that is over 10. Unknown at the time.

    2012 Hurricane Sandy

    Sandy developed from an elongated tropical wave in the western Caribbean Sea on October 22, 2012. It became a tropical depression, quickly strengthened, and was upgraded to a tropical storm six hours later. Sandy moved slowly northward toward the Greater Antilles and gradually strengthened.

    http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2012/10/intense-haarp-activity-recorded-prior-to-hurricane-sandy-2487802.html
    Read More With Video: http://www.riseearth.com/2012/10/intense-haarp-activity-recorded-prior_30.html#more

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