Queens congresswoman launches FEMA assistance resources to reach non-English speakers


Queens and the Bronx Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her team are reaching out to residents in her district affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida with ads in English, Bangla, Spanish and Mandarin.

The congresswoman put ads out in local newspapers like amNY, Queens Post, Queens Chronicle and some Spanish radio stations. The ads include information on eligibility requirements for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hurricane assistance program.