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 6, 2012
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open today in Brooklyn for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy.The DRC will operate atCyclone Stadium1904 Surf Ave.Brooklyn, NY 11224.Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.
November 6, 2012
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New Yorkers recovering from the impact of Hurricane Sandy in nine counties can now register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.The major federal disaster declaration, signed by President Obama Oct. 30, offers Individual Assistance in the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester. Residents from these counties are eligible to register.
November 5, 2012
News Release
One Week after Hurricane Sandy More than $210 million Approved in Individual Assistance  
November 4, 2012
News Release
More than $158 million in Individual Assistance Approved for Disaster Survivors   WASHINGTON - At the direction of President Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to lead the federal government's effort to provide assistance and support to states affected by Hurricane Sandy, ensuring the federal family and its public and private partners continue to provide all available resources to support state, local, and tribal communities in affected areas.
November 3, 2012
News Release
More than $120 million in Individual Assistance Approved for Disaster Survivors
November 3, 2012
News Release
As many people across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy, members of the entire emergency management team, including the federal, state, tribal, and local governments, the faith based and non-profit communities, and the public, are working tirelessly to support those across the impacted area.  As of this morning, more than 122,000 people have registered for disaster assistance and more than $107 million in assistance has already been approved.  Here’s a breakdown of disaster assistance by state:

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