News Releases for Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087)

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Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 13:51
When Hurricane Sandy slammed into the Connecticut coast last October, the New London Harbor Lighthouse, built in 1801, found itself in a vulnerable spot. Standing at attention where the Thames River...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 15:41
BOSTON – One year ago today, on October 29th, 2012, the Northeast braced for impact as Hurricane Sandy came barreling toward our coastline. Although New England was spared the brunt of the storm,...
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 11:34
WINDSOR, Conn. – The floodwaters may have receded months ago, but mold and mildew – dormant during the winter months -- may reappear in water-damaged homes as the weather warms.Mold only grows in...
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 11:56
WINDSOR, Conn. — More than $283 million in federal disaster assistance, loans and insurance claims paid to date is funding Connecticut’s ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy. The huge storm...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 14:30
WINDSOR, Conn. — More than a quarter billion dollars in federal disaster grants, loans and insurance settlements is supporting the ongoing Connecticut recovery from Hurricane Sandy, the Federal...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 10:12
WINDSOR, Conn. - Connecticut home builders and skilled do-it-yourselfers undertaking repair and rebuilding projects in the wake of Hurricane Sandy can get detailed guidance from free, comprehensive...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 10:30
WINDSOR, Conn. - Springtime brings with it the risk of flooding, but flood damage is not covered by homeowner's insurance. Only a policy from the National Flood Insurance Program provides flood...
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 14:16
  WINDSOR, Conn. — Hazard Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be on hand at the Spring Home Show this weekend at the XL Center in downtown Hartford. FEMA’s experts...
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 11:44
Federal Disaster Aid in Connecticut Following Hurricane Sandy Tops $45.4 MillionWINDSOR, Conn. — More than $45.4 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Connecticut...
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 11:39
WINDSOR, Conn. — Hurricane Sandy survivors who have registered for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency have a useful tool at their fingertips: their phone.Although the deadline...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 12:28
WINDSOR, Conn. — Homeowners, renters, nonprofits and businesses of all sizes have until Tuesday, Feb. 12 to register for FEMA disaster assistance or apply for disaster loans through the U.S. Small...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 10:53
WINDSOR, Conn. — The deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance is Feb. 4.Connecticut residents who lost their jobs due to this disaster should file a claim...
Friday, January 25, 2013 - 11:43
WINDSOR, Conn. — Hurricane Sandy survivors may now be able to use temporary rental assistance funds to help pay for a security deposit, the Federal Emergency Management Agency reported today....
Friday, January 18, 2013 - 11:31
WINDSOR, Conn. — Storms don’t discriminate and neither does FEMA, federal officials emphasized today.“Everybody’s circumstances are different and people won’t all be helped the same way. But our...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 16:21
WINDSOR, Conn. — Hurricane Sandy survivors beware: There may be con artists trying to get their hands on your disaster assistance money or personal financial information.After a disaster, crooks may...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 09:28
WINDSOR, Conn. — How can flood insurance agents become better prepared to answer the many questions policyholders ask after a big flooding disaster like Hurricane Sandy?That dialogue is taking place...
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 16:39
WINDSOR, Conn. — How quickly people recover from an emergency may depend on the thought and planning put into preparing for a possible event.“Every person has unique needs that should be taken into...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 14:18
WINDSOR, Conn. — Disaster officials offered hope today to property owners and renters coming up short on insurance settlements for damage due to Hurricane Sandy.Insured disaster survivors must file...
Monday, January 7, 2013 - 15:49
WINDSOR, Conn. — Registering for FEMA disaster assistance won’t take money away from another disaster survivor, federal officials said today.Federal Emergency Management Agency grants are available...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 09:15
WINDSOR, Conn. — Disaster officials say residents should file their homeowner’s insurance claims first, but not wait on an insurance settlement to register for FEMA disaster assistance or complete an...

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