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November 16, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of New York, has approved a 30-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program.  The program allows FEMA applicants whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy, to stay in hotels or motels.  This temporary emergency program is intended to help applicants whose homes are uninhabitable, until more suitable housing accommodations are available.
November 16, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $449 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA provides the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Nov. 16:
November 15, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $421 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA provides the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Nov. 15:
November 15, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Federal Emergency Management Agency grants are not the only disaster assistance option for Hurricane Sandy survivors. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s low-interest disaster loan program is another important source of assistance for homeowners, renters and businesses.While some people prefer to avoid borrowing money to cover disaster-related expenses, additional unforeseen costs can arise down the road, leaving them without enough money to cover all expenses. Additional financial gaps that may occur include:
November 15, 2012
Blog entry
As Sandy survivors continue to register for disaster assistance with FEMA and many others begin the process of cleaning and repairing their homes, we wanted to remind everyone that as you look for contractors and companies to assist you with your recovery process, be mindful of scams and scam artists. 
November 15, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has 31 Disaster Recovery Centers in New York to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy. Note that conditions at individual sites may vary and affect opening times. The newest locations and hours are:Mitchell Field Athletic Center1 Charles Lindbergh BoulevardUniondale, NY 11553Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon-Sun Cedar Creek ParkMerrick Road EastSeaford, NY 11783Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Nov. 19
November 15, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY -- Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $392 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA provides the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Nov. 14:
November 14, 2012
News Release
Orange, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster counties now eligible for FEMA public assistance grants NEW YORK – As New York continues recovering from Hurricane Sandy, four more counties have been designated for disaster aid under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance Grant Program. Orange, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster counties are now eligible for federal reimbursement for infrastructure repair costs and emergency expenses incurred before, during and immediately after Hurricane Sandy.
November 14, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $361 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA provides the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Nov. 13:
November 14, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that five new Disaster Recovery Centers are opening to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy. Note that conditions at individual sites may vary and affect opening times. The new locations are:12th Judicial District851 Grand ConcourseBronx, NY 10451Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon-FriGravesend10 Bouck CourtBrooklyn, NY 11223Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mon-Sun

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