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 18, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK – If you applied for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) following Hurricane Sandy and received a letter stating you were not eligible for disaster aid, you should know that the first letter may not be the final word.
November 18, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $480 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA provides the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Nov. 17:
November 16, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state of New York, has approved a 30-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program.  The program allows FEMA applicants whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy, to stay in hotels or motels.  This temporary emergency program is intended to help applicants whose homes are uninhabitable, until more suitable housing accommodations are available.
November 16, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $449 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA provides the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Nov. 16:
November 15, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK CITY — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $421 million to help individuals and families recover from the disaster.FEMA provides the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Nov. 15:
November 15, 2012
News Release
NEW YORK — Federal Emergency Management Agency grants are not the only disaster assistance option for Hurricane Sandy survivors. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s low-interest disaster loan program is another important source of assistance for homeowners, renters and businesses.While some people prefer to avoid borrowing money to cover disaster-related expenses, additional unforeseen costs can arise down the road, leaving them without enough money to cover all expenses. Additional financial gaps that may occur include:

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