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September 3, 2013
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Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator Ken Curtin after speaking on New York’s long-term recovery at the Sandy recovery office in Queens, N.Y. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
August 30, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the state of New York, has approved a 15-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows eligible survivors from Hurricane Sandy who cannot return to their homes to stay in participating hotels. The TSA checkout date has been extended to Sept.16, 2013. FEMA is calling applicants eligible for the new extension to notify them of the new checkout date.
August 29, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — More than $8 billion has been approved in state and federal assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government agencies and nonprofits that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Individual Assistance  More than $3.7 billion in National Flood Insurance Program payments made to policy holders
August 29, 2013
Updates
While each person’s abilities and needs are unique, every individual can take steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies. Download a FREE fact sheet here.
August 29, 2013
Updates
If you or someone close to you has a disability or other access or functional need, you may take additional steps to protect yourself and your family. Download a FREE fact sheet here.
August 29, 2013
Updates
The likelihood that you and your family pets will survive an emergency depends largely on planning for emergencies today. Download a FREE fact sheet here.
August 29, 2013
Updates
Cell phones can help save lives and keep us safe with Wireless Emergency Alerts. Download a FREE fact sheet here.
August 29, 2013
Updates
A business continuity plan can help protect your company and employees. Preparing maximizes your chances of recovery after an emergency or disaster. Download a FREE fact sheet here.
August 29, 2013
Updates
Even when you’re on a budget, you can still prepare for emergencies. Here are a few tips on how you can protect your loved ones without spending a fortune. Download a FREE fact sheet here.
August 29, 2013
Updates
  This September, please prepare and plan in the event you lose electricity, water service, fuel, access to a supermarket or local services for three days.  Download a FREE fact sheet here.

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