News Releases for New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085)

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 09:55
NEW YORK – Starting today Wed., Dec. 26, all Disaster Recovery Centers have resumed normal operating hours. Next week, recovery centers will host storm survivors until noon New Year’s Eve, will not...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 08:20
NEW YORK—New York State survivors of Hurricane Sandy whose disaster-related needs cannot be met with existing federal and state assistance will now have access to case management services to identify...
Sunday, December 23, 2012 - 08:18
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is just one part of the disaster recovery team. A variety of local, state and federal resources are available to help New Yorkers repair or rebuild...
Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 15:46
70 percent of Hurricane Sandy’s 6 million cubic yards of debris has been picked up Hurricane Sandy’s strong winds, heavy rain and storm surge brought down trees and power lines, damaged houses,...
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 17:22
14 New York counties now eligible for public infrastructure repair, emergency work and cleanup reimbursement NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that Greene County is...
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 17:11
NEW YORK - Nearly seven weeks since the Oct. 30 federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Sandy in New York, more than $1 billion in state and federal assistance has been approved for survivors. “We...
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 16:39
NEW YORK – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a $20 million Public Assistance grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the City of New York Department of Sanitation to help pay...
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 16:09
NEW YORK – The state of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open a new Disaster Recovery Center in Manhattan at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, to provide one-on-one, face-to-face...
Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 14:36
NEW YORK – Federal disaster assistance for Hurricane Sandy survivors tops $1 billion in New York. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved grants of more than $802 million for rental...
Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 14:33
NEW YORK – Nonprofit organizations that suffered damage from Hurricane Sandy may apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance (PA) funding to help them get back to the business...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 09:45
NEW YORK – Disaster Recovery Centers throughout New York will continue to provide prompt one-on-one, face-to-face assistance for survivors of Hurricane Sandy during the holiday season. The centers...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 18:36
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors have until 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, to visit the Disaster Recovery Center in Uniondale, Nassau County.  The center is at Mitchell Field Athletic Center, 1...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 18:26
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and our federal partners are working closely with the state to address the housing needs of New Yorkers displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Our priority...
Monday, December 17, 2012 - 17:12
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors have until 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, to visit the Disaster Recovery Center in White Plains.  The center is at Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White...
Monday, December 17, 2012 - 17:02
NEW YORK – New Yorkers beginning the rebuilding process will have more opportunities to receive technical information on improvements to protect their homes from future storms.Beginning Tuesday, Dec...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 17:22
NEW YORK – Five tools new to help people who are deaf, hard of hearing or blind are being used for Hurricane Sandy disaster response by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. At New York disaster...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 17:15
NEW YORK – The Met Council distributed 170,000 pounds of food and prepared 85,000 meals. A rock climbing gym in Brooklyn became a staging ground for first responders. Taxicabs in New York are...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 17:09
NEW YORK – The partnership between New York State, New York City, other municipalities, the Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has made significant progress in...
Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 17:01
NEW YORK – New York University’s Langone Medical Center in Manhattan has been approved for two FEMA grants totaling $35.5 million to defray costs associated with Hurricane Sandy. These FEMA grants...
Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 17:20
NEW YORK – Survivors should not wait to settle with their insurance companies before applying for Small Business Administration disaster loan assistance. FEMA and the SBA encourage survivors of...

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