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 21, 2012
News Release
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that numerous Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be open Thanksgiving morning to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy.DRCs are one-stop shops where storm survivors can meet with representatives from the state, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies to get the useful information and help they need.Centers that are scheduled to be open Thanksgiving morning and their hours are:Nassau Community CollegeStudent Union Building1 Education DriveGarden City, NY 11530
November 21, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $594 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 21, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that four new Disaster Recovery Centers are open in New York to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy. The new locations are: St. Francis de Chantal2962 Harding AvenueBronx, NY 10465Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mon-Fri Fire Training Center9 Training Center LaneNew Hampton, NY 10958Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon-Fri
November 21, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $564 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. To date, more than $564 million has been approved. Assistance to the hardest hit areas includes:
November 21, 2012
Blog entry
CAPTION: Lincroft, N.J., Nov. 16, 2012 -- Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan speaks at a press conference concerning Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, as Department of Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano and Senator stand in the background.
November 20, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is focusing efforts on reaching survivors in the diverse communities that make up the 13 New York counties designated for federal individual assistance resulting from the major disaster declaration for Hurricane Sandy. FEMA’s multilingual Community Relations teams are connecting with survivors who otherwise may miss important recovery information if it is not in the language they speak and understand.

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