Transcript for Sandy Recovery: Staten Island Residents Frustrated
It was standing room only on Staten Island as people who lost everything from hurricane sandy begs FEMA for help. But what was supposed to be a discussion quickly erupted into outrage Eyewitness News reported -- miles is live in Midland beach now with the story good morning -- Good morning again -- back and show you exactly while those residents are salads said. They feel the recovery has come to a standstill here along -- have a Donald boulevard just look at this intersection where the water came through. It really looks the same as it did a few days after hurricane indie hit so that's -- some of those residents went to this town hall meeting they were looking for help. They were looking for answers unfortunately a lot of them left that town hall meeting. Feeling is that they -- accomplished either. -- extremely extremely frustrated the auditorium -- New -- high school was packed to the rafters more than 700 people jammed -- Many shouting questions others certainty it's. All we're looking for reassurance but few seemed to connect with England wanted. -- -- from one to another we don't -- much on homeowners who playbook owners insurance offered me a 150 dollars. -- -- Borough president James Molinaro tried to calm the situation. As the crowd became more and more ingrained. We have friends and we -- -- help you. There's a lot of confusion. When a lot of statements or misstatements be made by individuals. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- election because we -- She and when officials said testing showed the air quality was safe their -- howls equality and air. And this was the reaction when -- talked about registering people for -- And for getting help rebuilding and. The reason why this -- -- mom. These are the people -- warrant out. Now lots of questions last night surrounding the rapid repair program. Specifically -- residents can do direct repair program and qualify for FEMA -- the answer that question is they can't do boat. Reporting live in Midland beach -- channel seven. Eyewitness News.
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