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

April 29, 2013
Updates
Looking back six months after Hurricane Sandy struck New York, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano reflects on how his community benefited from the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power program. By Edward Mangano, Nassau County Executive
April 29, 2013
Blog entry
How much of an impact can a small group of volunteers make after a disaster? Last Wednesday, I had the honor of addressing the Hurricane Sandy Champions of Change – a group of “ordinary” people who did (and are still doing) extraordinary things to help those who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Many of them suffered damage to their homes and businesses as a result of the storm, but continued to fulfill the needs they saw in their communities.
April 26, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – Four Disaster Recovery Centers in Nassau and Suffolk counties will become Disaster Loan Outreach Centers beginning at 9 a.m., Wednesday, May 1. The centers, operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April 26, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors have until April 30 to visit four Disaster Recovery Centers in New York City. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to provide:
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.

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