News Releases for Rhode Island Hurricane Sandy (DR-4089)

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 11:23
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Thunderstorms and lightning are in the forecast for much of New England this week. To be safe from dangerous lightning follow this simple rule: When thunder roars, go indoors....
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 14:02
Warwick, R.I.–More than $39.4 million in support from four federal disaster relief programs is helping Rhode Island recover from Hurricane Sandy’s effects.“Federal assistance has reduced Sandy’s...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 15:31
WARWICK, RI--Spring is just around the corner, and it is the ideal time to start home repairs. For many Rhode Islanders, this year's springtime repairs include repairing damages from Hurricane Sandy...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 12:13
WARWICK, R.I.--Americans live in the most severe weather-prone country on Earth, according to The National Weather Service. To raise public awareness of severe weather threats and the importance of...
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 16:06
WARWICK, R.I. – With total federal support to date for Hurricane Sandy damage in the The Ocean State now exceeding $9.8 million, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline for...
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 14:59
WARWICK, R.I. – With total federal support to date for Hurricane Sandy damage in the The Ocean State now exceeding $9.8 million, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline for...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 16:17
WARWICK, R.I. - Rhode Island senior citizens who receive federal disaster assistance for losses due to Hurricane Sandy will still be able to receive all their other federal benefits-and they need not...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 16:07
WARWICK, R.I. -- Time is running out for anyone hit with losses from Hurricane Sandy to seek state-federal disaster recovery assistance. The deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 09:20
WARWICK, R.I. -- Since November 14 when President Obama declared a major disaster for Rhode Island due to damage from Hurricane Sandy, federal disaster aid to Rhode Islanders has topped $1,060,342 in...
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 15:18
WARWICK, R.I.– Federal and state recovery specialists urge Rhode Islanders affected by Hurricane Sandy to be careful and smart about rebuilding. Be careful about hiring contractors and be smart about...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 14:10
WARWICK, R.I. -- Insured Rhode Islanders with Hurricane Sandy losses related to their primary homes may benefit from registering for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, because...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 14:06
WARWICK, R.I.--Some Rhode Islanders affected by Hurricane Sandy have not registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance because of misconceptions or lack of accurate...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 13:42
WARWICK, R.I.--  In-person help is available in Westerly to help homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes that were affected by Hurricane Sandy with applications for low-interest disaster...
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 10:27
WARWICK, R.I. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is hiring a number of Rhode Islanders to assist in the state's recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy."It is FEMA policy, and the agency...
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 13:06
WARWICK, R.I. - Help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency is not limited only to homeowners. Renters, too, may qualify."Hurricane Sandy did not discriminate between homeowners and renters and...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 08:39
WARWICK, R.I. - The State-FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Westerly and Middletown will close permanently on Friday, December 7, at 6 p.m. The Recovery Center in Westerly will transition to a U.S....
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 16:55
WARWICK, R.I. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training have added new services to the Disaster Recovery Centers to help Rhode Islanders affected by...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 15:32
WARWICK, R.I. - Saturday is the last day of operation for the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Center in South Kingstown. The Recovery Centers in Westerly and Middletown  remain open, but with new...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 14:18
Warwick, R.I. -The best way to support Sandy survivors is to make financial contributions to reputable voluntary organizations, say officials from the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency and the...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 15:27
WARWICK, R.I. - To receive federal disaster assistance, Rhode Islanders who experienced losses because of Hurricane Sandy and called the state's 2-1-1 line must also register with the Federal...

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