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

November 28, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $690 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA is reaching out to all 13 designated counties, focusing on the hardest hit areas of New York State. Assistance to the hardest-hit areas includes:
November 27, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that a new Disaster Recovery Center is open in Piermont to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy. The center is in Village Hall, 478 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY 10968. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Sunday, Dec. 2. Disaster Recovery Centers are one-stop shops for eligible storm survivors to get face-to-face help as quickly as possible. More centers will become available as sites are identified and approved. Conditions at individual locations may vary and affect opening times.
November 27, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK -- People whose property was damaged or destroyed in Hurricane Sandy and are ready to start rebuilding can get advice from experts. Specialists who are knowledgeable in all facets of cleanup and building safer and smarter to avoid future losses will be dispensing guidance free of charge, compliments of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
November 27, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $680 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA is reaching out to all 13 designated counties with attention focused on the hardest hit areas of New York State. Assistance to the hardest-hit areas includes:
November 26, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors in Staten Island, NY have until 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, to visit the disaster recovery center in Midland Park. The state and FEMA closely monitor visitor traffic at all New York disaster recovery centers. Traffic to this Staten Island center has significantly decreased, indicating the information needs of survivors in the area have been met.  People who need face-to-face help at that center should visit the center Monday between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on the corner of Father Capodanno Blvd. and Hunter Ave.
November 25, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $664 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster. FEMA is reaching out to all 13 designated counties with attention focused on the hardest hit areas of New York State. Assistance to the hardest-hit areas includes:

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