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November 15, 2012
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HARTFORD, Conn. – Equipos profesionales de recuperación por desastre del gobierno federal están llegando a los residentes de Connecticut a lo largo de la costa afectada para asegurarse que los sobrevivientes sepan que ayuda está disponible y como conseguirla.
November 15, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – Disaster assistance for people who experienced damage or loss from Hurricane Sandy begins with the first step – registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Registration opens the way to FEMA grants, Disaster Unemployment Assistance, low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, and other state and federal aid for eligible applicants. Community Relations specialists are in the Milford area this week to explain available programs and assist people with the registration process if needed.
November 15, 2012
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WINDSOR, Conn.—Hurricane Sandy survivors should be alert to the possibility of fraudulent  building contractors and other con artists angling to get their hands on some of the state and federal recovery dollars survivors have received in disaster assistance. Asking just a few questions can save survivors a lot of heartache. The most common post-disaster fraud practices include fraudulent building contractors, phony housing inspectors, bogus pleas for disaster donations, and fake offers of state or federal aid.
November 13, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – FEMA grants are helping thousands of Connecticut families recover from Hurricane Sandy, but you might have neighbors, friends or family members who have not registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Common misconceptions about registration may have discouraged them from registering.
November 13, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. –One of the most important signs of progress is the arrival of an official damage inspector from the Federal Emergency Management Agency at a damaged property. The arrival of an inspector from FEMA means the damage to a home will be identified and recorded.   Identifying damage is an important step in determining both the amount and the types of assistance FEMA may provide.
November 13, 2012
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HARTFORD, Conn. – Teams of federal disaster recovery professionals are reaching out to Connecticut residents along the disaster-stricken coast to make sure survivors know what help is available and how to get it.
November 13, 2012
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WINDSOR, Conn. – Connecticut renters who lost their homes or personal property as a result of Hurricane Sandy may be eligible for disaster-related assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other agencies.
November 13, 2012
News Release
HARTFORD, Conn. – Free assistance with legal issues resulting from Hurricane Sandy is available for Connecticut disaster survivors in the counties designated for FEMA assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through an agreement with the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association and in partnership with the Connecticut Bar Association, provides free legal help for survivors in these counties.
November 13, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – Hurricane Sandy survivors may register with FEMA for disaster assistance anytime day or night online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. If you have a web-enabled device, enter m.fema.gov in the web browser.
November 13, 2012
News Release
HARTFORD, Conn. – Residents affected by Hurricane Sandy may get first-hand information about resources available by speaking directly with recovery specialists at any one of five Disaster Recovery Centers. Survivors can get answers to their questions, information about state and federal programs and help with paperwork. Specialists can direct survivors to volunteer agencies that may be able to meet specific needs.

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