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December 10, 2012
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New York has two new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) opening to assist Hurricane Sandy survivors with getting the help they need. The locations and hours of the new DRC's are:Kings CountyMCU parking lot1904 Surf Ave.Brooklyn, NY 11224Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon-Sun Nassau CountyMeadowmere Park14 Meyer Ave.Lawrence, NY 11559Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Fri., Dec. 14
December 10, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – The State of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have new Disaster Recovery Centers in Kings and Nassau counties to assist Hurricane Sandy survivors. Locations and hours of the centers are: Kings CountyMCU parking lot1904 Surf Ave.Brooklyn, NY 11224Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon-Sun Nassau CountyMeadowmere Park14 Meyer Ave.Lawrence, NY 11559Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Fri., Dec. 14
December 9, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – New York residents beginning the rebuilding process will have another opportunity to get expert advice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Beginning on Tuesday, December 11, FEMA mitigation specialists will be at five new locations to offer guidance on ways homeowners can build safer and stronger in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.Residents can receive advice on safe cleanup, as well as repair and building techniques designed to protect homes from future storms. This information is available to the public and provided at no cost.
December 8, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – Five weeks after Hurricane Sandy howled into meteorological history, the State of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency continue at full pace to assist survivors of the devastating storm. Twenty-seven New York Disaster Recovery Centers remain in place to provide one-on-one, face-to-face help to people rebuilding their homes and lives following the hurricane. Most are open seven days a week. 
December 8, 2012
News Release
New Public Assistance grants to NYPD, NYU Medical Center and NYC Sanitation NEW YORK – This week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced three new Public Assistance (PA) grants to New York, bringing the total awarded since Hurricane Sandy to $254 million. PA grants will be used to reimburse the New York Police Department, New York University Langone Medical Center and the City of New York Department of Sanitation for part of the cost incurred saving lives, protecting property and cleaning up New York before, during and after the hurricane.
December 8, 2012
News Release
New York – Hurricane Sandy survivors, who received temporary housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and continue to have a housing need, must fill out an important form for additional short-term rental assistance. FEMA mails all applicants who receive rental assistance the “Declaration for Continuing Need for Rental Assistance” form. It reaffirms that applicants have an ongoing need for temporary housing while they search for a permanent place to live.
December 7, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – Just over a month after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $754 million in disaster assistance for New York State survivors under the agency’s Individuals and Households program.                                    
December 7, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors have until 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, to visit a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Brooklyn.  The DRC is at the Ikea store, 1 Beard St., Brooklyn, NY 11231. It opened on Nov. 7, and has provided information and assistance to more than 980 storm survivors.  The State of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency closely monitor visitor traffic at all New York Disaster Recovery Centers. When traffic slows at a certain time, a center may change its hours or come under consideration for possible closure.   
December 7, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – Survivors of Hurricane Sandy, who received a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), should take the time to fill it out and return it promptly. This includes homeowners, renters, business owners, and non-profit organizations that have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to register for disaster assistance.
December 7, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – The State of New York and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have a new Disaster Recovery Center in Rockland County to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy. The center’s location and hours are: River View ParkBeach Road (Rt. 110) and E. Main St. (Rt.108)Stony Point, NY 10980Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sun., Dec. 9 Disaster Recovery Centers are one-stop shops for eligible storm survivors to get face-to-face help as quickly as possible.

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