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 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.
November 20, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy have received $564 million in federal individual assistance grants to help them recover from damages caused by the storm. The assistance includes $531 million in housing grants, including short-term rental assistance and home repair costs, and $33 million to cover other essential disaster-related needs, such as medical and dental expenses and lost personal possessions.
November 20, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $535 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA is reaching out to all the 13 declared counties with attention to the hardest hit areas of New York State. To date, more than $535 million has been approved. Assistance to the hardest hit areas includes:
November 19, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $535 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA is reaching out to all the 13 declared counties with attention to the hardest hit areas of New York State. To date, more than $535 million has been approved. Assistance to the hardest hit areas includes:
November 19, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has numerous Disaster Recovery Centers in New York to assist survivors of Hurricane Sandy. 
November 19, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – As many New Yorkers work to recover from Hurricane Sandy, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are warning of another danger: Phony building contractors and other scam artists often appear in communities struggling to recover from a disaster. “In times of crisis, New Yorkers pull together,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Michael F. Byrne. “However, some people will try to take advantage of vulnerable survivors. We strongly recommend that folks take a few simple steps to make sure they’re dealing with an honest person.” 

Pages

Main Content
State/Tribal Government: 
Back to Top