Collection: Hurricane Sandy

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Videos, photos and public service announcements related to Hurricane Sandy response and recovery in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
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September 19, 2013
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  • This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Portugese speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    Apply for assistance - Portugese

    Video by Richard Cardona
    This Public Service Announcement is targeted at Portugese speaking audiences encouraging viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • Bellevue Hospital takes mitigation steps after Hurricane Sandy forced the hospital to temporarily close both inpatient and outpatient services.

    Bellevue Hospital Mitigation Strategies

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    Bellevue Hospital takes mitigation steps after Hurricane Sandy forced the hospital to temporarily close both inpatient and outpatient services.
  • Aiman Youseff is a disaster survivor who was born in Hassake, Syria. He lost his home on Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy struck the coast of New York on October 29, 2013. The surge from the hurricane trapped many people in their homes on Midland Ave. Aiman Youssef rescued many of them. The day after the hurricane, Aiman Youssef started a volunteer recovery hub on Midland Avenue where Mr. Youssef lived for 20 years before the surge from the hurricane destroyed his home. This is Aiman's story. "$100 Million Man ... After Dark"

    Staten Island's $100 Million Man ... After Dark

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    Aiman Youseff is a disaster survivor who was born in Hassake, Syria. He lost his home on Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy struck the coast of New York on October 29, 2013. The surge from the hurricane trapped many people in their homes on Midland Ave. Aiman Youssef rescued many of them. The day after the hurricane, Aiman Youssef started a volunteer recovery hub on Midland Avenue where Mr. Youssef lived for 20 years before the surge from the hurricane destroyed his home. This is Aiman's story. "$100 Million Man ... After Dark"
  • NECHAMA Jewish Response to Disaster has been working on Staten Island since Hurricane Sandy struck on October 29, 2012. NECHAMA'S goal has been to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild their lives after the storm. This is one of NECHAMA'S Staten Island stories.

    NECHAMA Jewish Response to Disaster Rebuilds Home on Staten Island

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    NECHAMA Jewish Response to Disaster has been working on Staten Island since Hurricane Sandy struck on October 29, 2012. NECHAMA'S goal has been to help disaster survivors recover and rebuild their lives after the storm. This is one of NECHAMA'S Staten Island stories.
  • Jeremiah Ologhobo, a Nigerian by birth, traveled to America, and after waiting five years, he became a U.S.  citizen on January 9, 2013. Jeremiah then joined FEMA on January 15 to work in Community Relations in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Jeremiah is currently working as a Neighborhood Taskforce Initiate crewmember. This is his story.

    Coming to America ... Jeremiah Ologhobo Joins FEMA

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    Jeremiah Ologhobo, a Nigerian by birth, traveled to America, and after waiting five years, he became a U.S. citizen on January 9, 2013. Jeremiah then joined FEMA on January 15 to work in Community Relations in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Jeremiah is currently working as a Neighborhood Taskforce Initiate crewmember. This is his story.
  • The Small Business Administration
has made over 1.1 billion dollars in 
repair loans to home owners and 
small businesses in the first four 
months following Hurricane Sandy.
One of these recipients is the Sands
Beach Club in Breezy Point, Queens
NY

    SBA continues to help businesses recover

    Video by Warren Watson
    The Small Business Administration has made over 1.1 billion dollars in repair loans to home owners and small businesses in the first four months following Hurricane Sandy. One of these recipients is the Sands Beach Club in Breezy Point, Queens NY
  • FEMA Corps is a partnership between FEMA and AmeriCorp and the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), made up of young adults ages 18 to 24 year who commit to a 10-month term of full-time service. 

During Hurricane Sandy, 24 teams composed of 236 individuals, deployed to New York to work in different areas of the disaster.

    FEMA Corps in New York help in recovery after Hurricane Sandy.

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    FEMA Corps is a partnership between FEMA and AmeriCorp and the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), made up of young adults ages 18 to 24 year who commit to a 10-month term of full-time service. During Hurricane Sandy, 24 teams composed of 236 individuals, deployed to New York to work in different areas of the disaster.
  • Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, the New Jersey Towns of Belmar and Lake Como got together to hold their 40th St. Patrick"s Day Parade.

    Belmar and Lake Como St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Video by wendell.davisjr@fema.gov
    Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, the New Jersey Towns of Belmar and Lake Como got together to hold their 40th St. Patrick"s Day Parade.
  • Morristown Library has been in existence since 1792. They are doing some stone restoration work on the 1916 wing. Hurricane Sandy caused some damage to the roof. FEMA is assisting with the repairs.

    Morristown Library

    Video by wendell.davisjr@fema.gov
    Morristown Library has been in existence since 1792. They are doing some stone restoration work on the 1916 wing. Hurricane Sandy caused some damage to the roof. FEMA is assisting with the repairs.
  • Fire Isand, NY USACE Debris

    Fire Island Cleanup

    Video by Andre R Aragon
    Fire Isand, NY USACE Debris
  • A Mitigation Success Story -- two homes in Sea Bright, NJ survived Hurricane Sandy with minimal damage after being built with mitigation in mind.

    Sea Bright Mitigation

    Video by Michael Stanton
    A Mitigation Success Story -- two homes in Sea Bright, NJ survived Hurricane Sandy with minimal damage after being built with mitigation in mind.
  • This video shows how one New Jersey community is making a comeback as recovery efforts continue following the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012. It was produced for FEMA by Videographer Gary Jenkins.

    LBI COMEBACK

    Video by Steve Zumwalt
    This video shows how one New Jersey community is making a comeback as recovery efforts continue following the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012. It was produced for FEMA by Videographer Gary Jenkins.
  • Registration information provided in American Sign Language to encourage viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

    American Sign Language (ASL) - Apply for Assistance

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    Registration information provided in American Sign Language to encourage viewers to apply for assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
  • Five months after Hurricane Sandy towns across New Jersey are still cleaning up. Fraternity Lambda Phi Epsilon held their East Coast conference in New Jersey. Part of that conference was to do a community service. On Saturday March 30th they assisted Old Brick Township New Jersey with a street cleanup.   Produced by Wendell A. Davis Jr.

    New Jersey Cleanup Continues

    Video by wendell.davisjr@fema.gov
    Five months after Hurricane Sandy towns across New Jersey are still cleaning up. Fraternity Lambda Phi Epsilon held their East Coast conference in New Jersey. Part of that conference was to do a community service. On Saturday March 30th they assisted Old Brick Township New Jersey with a street cleanup. Produced by Wendell A. Davis Jr.
  • Hurricane Sandy not only caused damage to homes and businesses, but also to the environment dumping sand in New Jersey bays. Produced by Wendell A. Davis, Jr.

    New Jersey Bird Environment after Sandy

    Video by wendell.davisjr@fema.gov
    Hurricane Sandy not only caused damage to homes and businesses, but also to the environment dumping sand in New Jersey bays. Produced by Wendell A. Davis, Jr.
  • Union Beach residents and local officials gather at grand opening of local restaurant and recall the path to recovery from Hurricane Sandy.

    A Small Town Struggles to Recover

    Video by Michael Stanton
    Union Beach residents and local officials gather at grand opening of local restaurant and recall the path to recovery from Hurricane Sandy.
  • At the six month milestone of Hurricane Sandy the Breezy Point section of Queens continues to recover from the storm, floods, and fire.

    Before/After-Breezy Point

    Video by James Miller
    At the six month milestone of Hurricane Sandy the Breezy Point section of Queens continues to recover from the storm, floods, and fire.
  • Tunnels and subways were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  New York's public transportation system transports five million people a day.

    Before/After-Subways

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    Tunnels and subways were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. New York's public transportation system transports five million people a day.
  • At the six month milestone of Hurricane Sandy is a before/after look at debris collection from the storm.

    Before/After Debris

    Video by Ashley Andujar
    At the six month milestone of Hurricane Sandy is a before/after look at debris collection from the storm.
  • Applications to the Small Business Administration for disaster recovery loans must be done before their deadline, May 1. This message is in American Sign Language, open captioning and English narration.

    SBA Application Deadline May 1

    Video by Robert Kaufmann
    Applications to the Small Business Administration for disaster recovery loans must be done before their deadline, May 1. This message is in American Sign Language, open captioning and English narration.

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