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August 1, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Go Green Initiative Team at the joint field office for New York Sandy recovery was recently recognized for its success in implementing sustainable practices. The team won the “Green Dream Team Award” from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Sustainable Practices Award program.
July 29, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration have approved more than $7.8 billion in direct assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government agencies and nonprofits that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Individual Assistance
July 18, 2013
Updates
Coney Island, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2012 -- FEMA Community Relations Limited English Proficiency (LEP) specialist, Eric Phillipson speaks in Russian to Hurricane Sandy survivors about FEMA disaster assistance programs.
July 9, 2013
Updates
Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013--Visitors from around the world returned to Liberty Island for the official reopening of the Statue of Liberty. Hurricane Sandy flooded 75% of the island in October 2012 causing major damage to its infrastructure and facilities.
July 5, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 30-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 August 6, 2013. FEMA will be calling applicants eligible for the new extension to notify them of the new checkout date.
June 28, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration have approved more than $7.6 billion in direct assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government agencies and nonprofits that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Individual Assistance
June 27, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration have approved more than $7.6 billion in direct assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government agencies and nonprofits that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Individual Assistance
June 25, 2013
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 20, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1.5 billion in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local, state and tribal governments and eligible private nonprofits for some of the costs of emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding of damaged public facilities. Approximately 1,515 grants have been approved so far.
June 20, 2013
Updates
New York survivors who registered with FEMA by the April 13 deadline should follow-up. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

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