Rhode Island Hurricane Sandy (DR-4089)

Incident period: October 26, 2012 to October 31, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 3, 2012
Loretta Holliday, Hazard Mitigation Community Education Outreach Task Force Lead for FEMA addresses a class at Youthbuild Providence.
Loretta Holliday, Hazard Mitigation Community Education Outreach Task Force Lead for FEMA addresses a class at Youthbuild Providence.
March 1, 2013 -- Charles Kohler, FEMA External Affairs Officer, provides an overview of FEMA to a class at the YouthBuild Providence high school.
March 1, 2013 -- Charles Kohler, FEMA External Affairs Officer, provides an overview of FEMA to a class at the YouthBuild Providence high school.

Sandy: One Year Later

 

Resources for survivors:

Visit fema.gov/sandy for an overview of full Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

January 2, 2013
News Release
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 assistance.Below is a statistical summary of state-federal aid for individuals, families and public entities in the counties designated for FEMA's assistance programs. Numbers are as of December 30, 2012:
December 21, 2012
News Release
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 improving your property’s resistance to future floods. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency offer the following tips on rebuilding and working with contractors.
December 19, 2012
News Release
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 insurance may not cover all storm-related costs.If you're insured, you must file a claim with your insurance company and let FEMA know what your policy covers before you can be eligible for federal aid. By law, federal disaster assistance cannot duplicate insurance benefits.
December 19, 2012
News Release
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 information. Here are some examples. My insurance agent told me I wouldn't be able to get help from FEMA because I have insurance.If you had storm damage or other disaster losses due to the storm, you should register with FEMA. You may now or in the future have storm related costs that your insurance doesn't cover. 
December 11, 2012
Updates
FEMA is currently seeking up to 15 local employees, which will comprise 10 percent of the FEMA workforce, at its Joint Field Office in Warwick! Civil engineering, administrative management, accounting, and charting and mapping are but a few of the skill sets being sought.
December 11, 2012
News Release
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 recovery loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA disaster recovery loans are the primary source of federal funds for long-term recovery.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment Report

PDA Report; FEMA-4089-DR

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