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New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085)

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Incident period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 30, 2012

Sandy: One Year Later


August 12, 2015 - News Release

Assistant Fire Chief Sees Gear as “Fundamental to Safety”NEW YORK, NY -- The Sherburne Village Fire Department will receive equipment to fill self-contained breathing apparatuses used to provide 39 volunteer firefighters with breathing air as they fight blazes or encounter toxic fumes.

July 27, 2015 - News Release

Agreements Total $9.9 Billion in Recovery Funding Since 2013; Funding Provided Under New Public Assistance Pilot Program

April 17, 2015 - Updates

Under the direction of President Obama, the National Disaster Recovery Framework was created to identify an approach to recovery that would engage existing federal resources and incorporate the full capabilities of local and state entities for resilient recovery. An example of these efforts can be found in the Long Island Smart Growth Resilience Partnership, which is paving the way for Long Island to be a national model for sustainable, resilient infrastructure recovery and rebuilding.

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [New York Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085)]

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 117,664 $1,012,875,939.76 $866,857,811.58 $146,018,128.18
Last Updated: Monday, October 12, 2015 - 02:00 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $9,814,973,334.27 $2,320,174,024.57 $7,475,142,517.81
Last Updated: Monday, October 12, 2015 - 06:50 (Updated daily)

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