Updates for New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085)

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Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 16:30
NEW YORK – Bellevue Hospital cares for some of New York City’s neediest residents, serving more than 500,000 patients annually.Since 1736, it has operated through the American Revolution, Civil War,...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 16:21
By Christopher Smith / FEMALONG ISLAND CITY, NY – Tom Paino is an architect with a New York City agency.  He is also the owner of two side-by-side brownstones in the Queens neighborhood of Long...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 14:13
Posted by: Marcie Roth, Director, FEMA Office of Disability Integration and CoordinationOfficials at the federal, state and local levels met Feb.13 with dozens of advocacy groups that came together...
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 08:34
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York who receive FEMA assistance will not pay additional federal taxes or lose Social Security or other government benefits.If a survivor receives disaster...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 15:19
       Since Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast of the United States in late October 2012, FEMA has been involved with response and recovery efforts to aid survivors. These photos offer a glimpse...
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 11:54
One night when he was 13, Mike Houston awakened to the sound of someone pounding on the front door of his home. Houston woke his parents, both of whom are deaf, and they opened the door to a sheriff...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 13:35
“The honeymoon period is over,” says Steve Moskowitz, disaster preparedness and response coordinator of the New York State Office of Mental Health. “At the beginning of a disaster, such as Hurricane...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 13:22
When school counselor Mindy Willard would hear tornado warnings as a child growing up in Indiana, she’d want to be with her grandparents. “That was my safe place,” she says.Children and the elderly...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 08:58
Hurricane Sandy survivors with an eye toward avoiding damage from future storms can rebuild stronger and safer even in a high risk flood area. This smart rebuilding is accomplished by elevating your...
Friday, January 18, 2013 - 14:43
James Hodge was sitting in his office at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Long Beach, NY, where he volunteers on the board of directors, wondering what he could do to help residents who...

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