Collection: Hurricane Sandy New York

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Video and audio files related to New York Hurricane Sandy. President Obama declared a major disaster on October 30, 2012.
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September 20, 2013
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  • Garry and Donna Shinn tell the story of their response to Hurricane Sandy, which devastated a portion of their home in Oceanside, New York on October 29, 2012, when the storm surge from the hurricane submerged their car and enveloped the first floor of their home. Their dog Franny was a Hurricane Sandy disaster survivor. Donna Shinn emphatically states that dogs are "family" and need to be a part of FEMA's response to disasters.

    Squishy Dog

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    Garry and Donna Shinn tell the story of their response to Hurricane Sandy, which devastated a portion of their home in Oceanside, New York on October 29, 2012, when the storm surge from the hurricane submerged their car and enveloped the first floor of their home. Their dog Franny was a Hurricane Sandy disaster survivor. Donna Shinn emphatically states that dogs are "family" and need to be a part of FEMA's response to disasters.
  • Over two months after Hurricane Sandy hit New York,
FEMA community relations people are still on the job revisiting survivors to answer questions and help with assistance applications.

    CR still on job

    Video by Richard Cardona
    Over two months after Hurricane Sandy hit New York, FEMA community relations people are still on the job revisiting survivors to answer questions and help with assistance applications.
  • At New York disaster recovery centers, survivors who have an access of functional need, are using a variety of tools to help survivors get disaster recovery information that is accessible to them.

    Disability Integration

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    At New York disaster recovery centers, survivors who have an access of functional need, are using a variety of tools to help survivors get disaster recovery information that is accessible to them.
  • Video on the FEMA Corps New York Profile team

    FEMA CORPS New York Profile 2

    Video by Warren Watson
    Video on the FEMA Corps New York Profile team
  • AmeriCorps coordinates volunteers in the Union Beach New Jersey Hurricane Sandy Disaster. Volunteers explain why they are involved.

    Volunteering, It's an amazing feeling

    Video by wendell.davisjr@fema.gov
    AmeriCorps coordinates volunteers in the Union Beach New Jersey Hurricane Sandy Disaster. Volunteers explain why they are involved.
  • FEMA Community Task Force Teams fan out into neighborhoods in Queens, New York assisting disaster survivors with updates on their applications. The teams are comprised of Individual Assistance Specialists, Community Relations Specialists and Volunteer Agency Liaisons. They are able to check applicants status and resolve issues in the field.

    CR Neighborhood Task Force Teams

    Video by Andrea Booher
    FEMA Community Task Force Teams fan out into neighborhoods in Queens, New York assisting disaster survivors with updates on their applications. The teams are comprised of Individual Assistance Specialists, Community Relations Specialists and Volunteer Agency Liaisons. They are able to check applicants status and resolve issues in the field.
  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many New York homeowners are looking at raising their homes when they rebuild or renovate to protect their property when the next flood occurs.

    Elevating the row house

    Video by Warren Watson
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many New York homeowners are looking at raising their homes when they rebuild or renovate to protect their property when the next flood occurs.
  • A Public Service Announcement video targeted to Creole-speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Haitian Creole

    Video by Richard Cardona
    A Public Service Announcement video targeted to Creole-speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Spanish speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Spanish

    Video by Richard Cardona
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Spanish speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers removes the first house in Staten Island, New York as part of it's private property debris removal mission following Hurricane Sandy. The video includes interviews with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the homeowner.

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Private Property Debris Removal

    Video by Andrea Booher
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers removes the first house in Staten Island, New York as part of it's private property debris removal mission following Hurricane Sandy. The video includes interviews with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the homeowner.
  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Italian speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Italian

    Video by Richard Cardona
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Italian speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • FEMA community relations uses "FEMA For Kids" to teach students disaster preparedness in schools.

    FEMA For Kids in Schools

    Video by Iabil Garza
    FEMA community relations uses "FEMA For Kids" to teach students disaster preparedness in schools.
  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Russian speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Russian

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Russian speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Japanese speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Japanese

    Video by Richard Cardona
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Japanese speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Korean speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Korean

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Korean speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Polish speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Polish

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Polish speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • More than 90% of the debris left in New York, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, has been collected in just 90 days. Much of it is being cleaned, repurposed and recycled.

    Army Corps/Recycle Debris

    Video by Matt Handal
    More than 90% of the debris left in New York, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, has been collected in just 90 days. Much of it is being cleaned, repurposed and recycled.
  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Tagalog speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Tagalog

    Video by Richard Cardona
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Tagalog speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Hebrew speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Service Announcement - Hebrew

    Video by Richard Cardona
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Hebrew speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • Goodfellas Brick Oven Pizza was one of the many businesses financially impacted by Hurricane Sandy. After receiving a disaster loan of $29,000 from the Small Business Administration, it was able to reopen quickly and begin it's operations.

    SBA helps community pizzeria recover

    Video by Richard Cardona
    Goodfellas Brick Oven Pizza was one of the many businesses financially impacted by Hurricane Sandy. After receiving a disaster loan of $29,000 from the Small Business Administration, it was able to reopen quickly and begin it's operations.

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