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 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.
November 13, 2012
News Release
HARTFORD, Conn. – Residents living in Fairfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London counties who suffered damage during Hurricane Sandy must register with FEMA in order to receive federal assistance. FEMA is urging storm survivors with computer access to register online. Applicants can register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or with any web-enabled mobile device, tablet or smartphone at m.fema.gov. Follow the link to “Apply Online for FEMA Assistance.”
November 13, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – The Disaster Recovery Centers in Connecticut are equipped to make sure that people with disabilities get the information they need for their recovery from Hurricane Sandy.In addition to being fully accessible and ready to help people with vision, mobility or hearing disabilities, each center has sign interpreters available for deaf people who use ASL. The schedule for the interpreters is:Bridgeport: Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.Greenwich: Monday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to noon
November 12, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON -- At the direction of President Barack Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to lead the federal government's effort to provide assistance and support to states affected by Hurricane Sandy, ensuring the federal family and its public and private partners continue to provide all available resources to support state, local, and tribal communities in affected areas. The Administration's top priority remains supporting states, tribes and communities, as response efforts continue.
November 11, 2012
News Release
More than $455 million in Individual Assistance Approved for Disaster Survivors

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