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

October 24, 2013
News Release
NEW YORK – More than $2.1 billion in federal aid has been approved to reimburse state, local and tribal governments for Sandy-related response and recovery efforts in New York one year after the devastating storm.Public Assistance grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency reimburse local, state and tribal governments and eligible private nonprofits for eligible costs of emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding damaged public facilities. In New York, more than 2,700 grants have been approved so far.
October 24, 2013
News Release
Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy strikes with a storm surge weather experts in New York had never seen before.The first 48 hours
October 1, 2013
News Release
To mark the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer a series of videos, photos, news releases and Web posts on the Sandy New York webpage, The rollout of products begins Oct. 3.For more information on New York’s disaster recovery, visit, and
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.


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