New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085)

Incident period: October 27, 2012 to November 9, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 30, 2012

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 2, 2014
News Release
NEW YORK – Area parks and beaches that Hurricane Sandy left in shambles are opening, heralding another summer season. They also serve as tangible signs that New York is steadily recovering from the historic storm. Federal aid continues to flow to the state to help rebuild; FEMA Public Assistance grants total nearly $2.6 billion. Recent awards include:
June 17, 2014
Updates
More than 25 Long-Term Recovery Groups are helping New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy get back to normal. The groups, operating in 13 counties designated by FEMA for assistance to individuals and households, consist of state and local Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOADs) and Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COADs), all working to help storm survivors with unmet needs. 
June 17, 2014
Updates
NEW YORK – When many people think of resilient rebuilding after disasters like Hurricane Sandy, what often comes to mind is elevating a home above flood level or reinforcing critical infrastructure such as electrical systems. But what role do parks and open spaces play in increasing communities’ resilience to potentially catastrophic events?
February 14, 2014
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Public Assistance grants to New York University, NYU Langone Medical Center and Services for the UnderServed (SUS)-Mental Health Program to reimburse costs for damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.New York University has been awarded more than $1 million in funding. The grant covered a variety of needs including ensuring students’ safety, protection of campus data, temporary generators and a fuel oil tank.
February 14, 2014
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $2.4 billion in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local, state and tribal governments and eligible private nonprofits for costs associated with emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding public facilities.Recently approved grants include:
December 23, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK -- FEMA has approved more than $384,000 in Hurricane Sandy assistance to fund emergency efforts and help repair and rebuild public infrastructure in Greene County. To date, local, state and federal recovery officials have identified 15 projects from nine applicants in Greene County that are eligible for Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The $384,239 represents 90 percent of the cost of approved PA projects that will be reimbursed by FEMA. The state manages the PA program and disburses funding. A breakdown by category of work:

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