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

August 29, 2013
Updates
Even when you’re on a budget, you can still prepare for emergencies. Here are a few tips on how you can protect your loved ones without spending a fortune. Download a FREE fact sheet here.
August 29, 2013
Updates
  This September, please prepare and plan in the event you lose electricity, water service, fuel, access to a supermarket or local services for three days.  Download a FREE fact sheet here.
August 28, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – September is National Preparedness Month, a good time for all New Yorkers to take advantage of resources that are available to help prepare for the next disaster or emergency. The event, now in its ninth year and hosted by the Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps, encourages households, businesses and communities to prepare for emergencies.
August 23, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1.7 billion in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local, state and tribal governments and eligible private nonprofits for costs associated with emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding of damaged public facilities. More than 2,300 grants have been approved so far. Recently approved emergency and permanent work grant projects:
August 6, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved an extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows eligible Hurricane Sandy survivors who cannot return to their homes to stay in participating hotels. Based on extensive applicant casework, two extensions were granted on a case-by-case basis.  Some applicants will be extended until Aug. 16, 2013. A second group of households will be extended until Sept. 1, 2013.

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