Nassau, Suffolk ask for FEMA's help procuring electrical supplies

Nassau and Suffolk counties have put in an urgent request to the federal government for help procuring electrical supplies. Homeowners with electrical damage from Sandy

WOODBURY - Nassau and Suffolk counties have put in an urgent request to the federal government for help procuring electrical supplies. Homeowners with electrical damage from Sandy are facing weeks of delays because of a shortage of supplies. Electricians and contractors tell News 12 Long Island they've been looking all over for necessary electrical components. A Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesperson says FEMA is aware that the counties have requested its aid, but by law, the official request must come from the state. News 12 Long Island has reached out to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office for comment, but has not yet heard back. Electrical supplies shortage halting power restoration

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