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

December 4, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – Not every Connecticut resident who registered for federal disaster assistance following Hurricane Sandy will qualify for aid. But an appeal process can ensure those affected by the storm will receive all aid to which they are legally eligible. An applicant has 60 days from the day a determination letter arrives to appeal the FEMA decision. To file an appeal, write a letter explaining why the decision about the amount or type of assistance received is not correct. The letter should include any documents supporting the applicant’s claim.
December 3, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – The FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Center at the Department of Police Services, 6 Custom Drive, Old Saybrook, will close at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec 8. Help is still available for residents with damage from Hurricane Sandy.  Register online or through the FEMA Helpline call center. The deadline to register is Dec. 31.
December 3, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – The FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Center at the Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, will close at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5. Help is still available for residents with damage from Hurricane Sandy.  Register online or through the FEMA Helpline call center. The deadline to register is Dec. 31.
December 1, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. - Some survivors of Hurricane Sandy are discovering that getting turned down for a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration may lead to other forms of assistance. "In most cases, referral to these resources is automatic if SBA rejects your loan application," said Federal Coordinating Officer Albert Lewis of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. "But applicants who don't return their applications to SBA close the door on these resources."
November 30, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – Hours of operation for the FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Centers in Connecticut have changed and the center at Gateway Community College, Long Wharf Campus, New Haven, will close Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m.
November 30, 2012
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. — Connecticut residents who had damage from Hurricane Sandy have only 30 days left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline to register for disaster assistance is Monday, Dec. 31.

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