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

September 23, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $1 billion in assistance to individuals and families in New York whose property was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.This includes more than $855 million to help eligible survivors with home repairs and temporary rental costs and nearly $145 million with other uninsured hurricane-related expenses related to personal property, transportation, medical, dental, funeral and moving costs.
September 3, 2013
News Release
WHAT: As part of National Preparedness Month this September, free online tools from the Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps are available to encourage households, businesses and communities to know their risk, make an emergency preparedness plan and inspire others to do the same. Fact Sheets
September 3, 2013
Updates
Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator Ken Curtin after speaking on New York’s long-term recovery at the Sandy recovery office in Queens, N.Y. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
August 30, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the state of New York, has approved a 15-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows eligible survivors from Hurricane Sandy who cannot return to their homes to stay in participating hotels. The TSA checkout date has been extended to Sept.16, 2013. FEMA is calling applicants eligible for the new extension to notify them of the new checkout date.
August 29, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK — More than $8 billion has been approved in state and federal assistance to homeowners, renters, businesses, government agencies and nonprofits that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Individual Assistance  More than $3.7 billion in National Flood Insurance Program payments made to policy holders
August 29, 2013
Updates
While each person’s abilities and needs are unique, every individual can take steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies. Download a FREE fact sheet here.

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