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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
June 13, 2013
Updates
Queens, N.Y., May 30, 2013 -- FEMA welcomed government officials, from the Republic of Singapore, the Republic of Korea, and the United Kingdom, as well as Fellows from the Brookings Institution, to the NY Joint Field Office (JFO) to brief them on disaster recovery procedures for Hurricane Sandy.
June 12, 2013
News Release
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released Preliminary Work Maps for New York City that reflect the latest refinements to the ongoing analysis of coastal flood hazards. The release of the Preliminary Work Maps is the next step in the coastal Flood Insurance Study update. The Preliminary Work Maps replace the Advisory Base Flood Elevation Maps for New York City that were released earlier this year. Property owners should use these new maps to inform rebuilding and other ongoing construction.
June 5, 2013
Updates
Bay Shore, N.Y., May 18, 2013 -- FEMA Mitigation Outreach Teams are visiting some Lowe's and Home Depot stores in the New York area to offer information on Flood Insurance Rate Maps, repairs and rebuilding.
May 31, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $1.3 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 damaged public facilities. Approximately 1,325 grants have been approved so far. Here are some of the recent reimbursements:

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