Connecticut Hurricane Sandy (DR-4087)

Incident period: October 27, 2012 to November 8, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 30, 2012

Sandy: One Year Later

 

Resources for survivors:

The Community Recovery Resource Guide offers basic information on the myriad of FEMA Recovery programs available to communities and organizations after a disaster. The Hurricane Sandy Supplement to the guide speaks directly to the programs offered in response to Hurricane Sandy:

 

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 17, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – An outreach team from FEMA will be at the Lowe’s home improvement store in Milford this weekend to explain techniques that may reduce potential damage to homes, businesses and property from future flooding. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer “how-to” information for retrofitting buildings and elevating utilities. They will also provide clean-up tips to help prevent mold and mildew. The FEMA team will be at the Lowe’s store at 311 Old Gate Lane in Milford from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18.
November 17, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – Hurricane Sandy survivors who have already registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are urged to keep in touch with the agency, especially if they have been displaced by the disaster. Survivors who have registered for assistance should keep their contact information current to ensure timely delivery of important assistance updates.
November 17, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – The FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Centers in Connecticut will now be open later to give survivors more time to visit one of the centers. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration are on hand at the centers to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. People who suffered losses can get person-to-person assistance at the centers from specialists skilled in disaster-related subjects.
November 15, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – Las subvenciones de FEMA están ayudando a miles de familias en Connecticut a recuperarse del Huracán Sandy, pero usted podría tener vecinos, amigos o miembros de la familia que no se han registrado para asistencia por desastre con la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias. Conceptos erróneos comunes sobre el registro los pudo haber disuadido de registrarse.
November 15, 2012
News Release
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.

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