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April 25, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – In the six months since Hurricane Sandy made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012, significant progress has been made in New York’s recovery. Nearly all of the debris is gone. Many survivors have returned to their homes and repaired or replaced damaged or destroyed personal property. Businesses are reopening. Many public schools, libraries, community centers and other institutions have reopened, including New York University Langone Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital and Coney Island Hospital.
April 25, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – Eight New Yorkers were honored Wednesday by the White House as Hurricane Sandy “Champions of Change.” The White House recognized the individuals for their work in response and recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy. These hidden heroes implemented innovative, collaborative solutions to meet the unique needs of communities and neighborhoods as they worked to rebuild after the devastating effects of this disaster.
April 24, 2013
Updates
Timeline, milestones in response and recovery, before-and-after photos and videos plus data on disaster assistance, debris removal and other aspects of disaster operations. Hurricane Sandy: A Timeline http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?fromSearch=fromsearch&id=7290 Federal Assistance to Survivors
April 24, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 28-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, which previously had been extended to May 1, has been extended again to May 29. FEMA will be calling applicants eligible for the new extension to notify them of the checkout date.
April 24, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — Disaster assistance to New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy:
April 19, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — Disaster assistance to New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy:
April 17, 2013
Updates
Although the April 13 registration deadline has passed, FEMA and its partners, including U.S. Small Business Administration and numerous volunteer agencies, remain in New York and will continue helping survivors until the job is done. STAY IN TOUCH WITH FEMA As the recovery process continues, Hurricane Sandy survivors should notify FEMA when you:
April 15, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The disaster recovery center in Freeport, Nassau County, currently staffed by state and federal specialists, will become a disaster loan outreach center operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 16. This disaster loan outreach center will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April 12, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — Disaster assistance to New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy has reached nearly $3.2 billion, including:
April 12, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The disaster recovery center in Long Beach, N.Y., remains open as a full-service survivor resource that is staffed by state and federal specialists. Hurricane Sandy survivors can visit the center at the Recreation Center and Ice Arena, 700 Magnolia Blvd., Long Beach, N.Y., 11561. The center is open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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