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November 8, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY – The Federal Emergency Management Agency wants storm survivors to know that Community Relations teams are back in the field and Disaster Recovery Centers have resumed operations after a one-day suspension of operations caused by inclement weather.  It’s important to know that individuals do not have to go to a DRC to register with FEMA. Here are some alternatives:
November 8, 2012
Disaster Federal Register Notice
November 8, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Residents awaiting inspectors sent by the Federal Emergency Management Agency can begin their cleanup process and remove trash prior to the arrival of FEMA inspectors.  If you do not have insurance to cover your disaster-related damages, an inspection performed by a FEMA inspector is required to process your application.
November 8, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY, NY – Three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are open today to provide information and help for survivors of Hurricane Sandy.Specialists from the state of New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of help available to storm survivors.The Recovery Centers act as one-stop shops for homeowners, renters, business owners and other eligible survivors to get assistance as quickly as possible.
November 7, 2012
News Release
More than $293 million in Individual Assistance Approved for Disaster Survivors  
November 7, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As part of ongoing efforts to ensure families and individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy get the support they need, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the agency is increasing the amount of rental assistance that it may provide eligible disaster survivors in New York and New Jersey.  The rental amount, based on existing HUD Fair Market Rates (FMR) for fiscal 2013, is being increased by an additional 25 percent. 
November 7, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York a week ago, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $156 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA provides the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Nov. 6:
November 6, 2012
News Release
More than $251 million in Individual Assistance Approved for Disaster Survivors  
November 6, 2012
News Release
ALBANY, NY. – Two additional New York counties have been designated to receive federal disaster assistance for individuals, families and businesses that sustained damage resulting from Hurricane Sandy, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials.“The damage from the hurricane in Rockland and Westchester counties was widespread and severe,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Michael F. Byrne. “These funds will help get families and businesses back on their feet.”
November 6, 2012
News Release
ALBANY, NY – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today has extended federal disaster aid in nine New York counties to include supplemental funding for infrastructure repairs in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Eligible applicants in the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester can now apply for FEMA Public Assistance (PA) reimbursement for repairs to roads and bridges, water control facilities, buildings and equipment, utilities, parks and recreational facilities and other facilities.

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