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 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.
April 11, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $824 million in Public Assistance grants to reimburse state, tribal and local governments and eligible private nonprofits for some of the costs of emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding damaged public facilities. Approximately 676 grants have been approved so far. Here are some of the recent reimbursements:
April 11, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 17-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 new checkout date for those in the TSA program is May 1. FEMA is calling applicants eligible for the extension to notify them of the new checkout date.
April 11, 2013
Updates
All Hands Volunteers is an international disaster relief organization working around the clock to assist New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy in hard-hit areas. Donating his time, Travis Gibson is the project director of a field team that was doing damage assessments within 48 hours of landfall. Travis, who began volunteering in his community, has volunteered all over the U.S. and abroad.

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