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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  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 29, 2013 -- Residents gather on the newly completed boardwalk for a candlelight ceremony to mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Residents Gather To Remember Hurricane Sandy On One Year Anniversary

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 29, 2013 -- Residents gather on the newly completed boardwalk for a candlelight ceremony to mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 29, 2013 -- Residents gather on the newly completed boardwalk for a candlelight ceremony to mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Residents Gather To Remember Hurricane Sandy On One Year Anniversary

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 29, 2013 -- Residents gather on the newly completed boardwalk for a candlelight ceremony to mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • New London, Conn., September 10, 2013 -- The New London Harbor Light before and after repairs were completed on its walkway, damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

    The New London Harbor Light Walkway

    Photo by Eilis Maynard
    New London, Conn., September 10, 2013 -- The New London Harbor Light before and after repairs were completed on its walkway, damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
  • Long Beach, N.Y., October 25, 2013 -- A few days before the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, local officials cut the ribbon to open the completed boardwalk to the public. Seventy-five percent of the cost to rebuild the boardwalk was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance program and New York State will cover the remaining cost. Some of the workers who built the boardwalk were on hand for the ceremony. From left to right, Matt Laub , Ned Quane, Byron Holland, and Mike O’Connor. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Workers Reunite At Opening Ceremony Of Long Beach Boardwalk

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Long Beach, N.Y., October 25, 2013 -- A few days before the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, local officials cut the ribbon to open the completed boardwalk to the public. Seventy-five percent of the cost to rebuild the boardwalk was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance program and New York State will cover the remaining cost. Some of the workers who built the boardwalk were on hand for the ceremony. From left to right, Matt Laub , Ned Quane, Byron Holland, and Mike O’Connor. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Volunteers from MTV University and United Way work together to help communities in the recovery process following Superstorm Sandy. Members from partnering organizations remove damage materials and debris from homeowners in need.

    MTV University and United Way Partner for Recovery

    Video by Rosanna Arias
    Volunteers from MTV University and United Way work together to help communities in the recovery process following Superstorm Sandy. Members from partnering organizations remove damage materials and debris from homeowners in need.
  • Explains the effects of SuperStorm Sandy on NJ/NY communities and discusses rebuilding, planning, mitigation, and preparedness in the aftermath of the storm.

    FEMA Region II 2013 Hurricane Sandy Video

    Video by darin.tambascio@associates.fema.dhs.gov
    Explains the effects of SuperStorm Sandy on NJ/NY communities and discusses rebuilding, planning, mitigation, and preparedness in the aftermath of the storm.
  • RESEÑA ANUAL DE SANDY - NUEVA JERSEY

    RESEÑA ANUAL DE SANDY - NUEVA JERSEY

    Video by Robert Kaufmann
    RESEÑA ANUAL DE SANDY - NUEVA JERSEY
  • A one year review of Sandy recovery efforts in New Jersey with a brief explanation of various FEMA functions.

    One Year Later in New Jersey

    Video by Robert Kaufmann
    A one year review of Sandy recovery efforts in New Jersey with a brief explanation of various FEMA functions.
  • We seldom imagine life without water treatment and operational sewer systems and how important those services are. The environmental impact can be devastating to a community if damages occur in result of a major storm, such as what occurred in New Jersey following Sandy. South Monmouth Regional Sewerage Authority has taken measures to mitigate against recurring damages to their pumping stations by creating a mobile enclosure that can be removed from harm's way prior to a major storm.

    South Monmouth Regional Sewerage Authority Unique Mitigation

    Video by Robert Kaufmann
    We seldom imagine life without water treatment and operational sewer systems and how important those services are. The environmental impact can be devastating to a community if damages occur in result of a major storm, such as what occurred in New Jersey following Sandy. South Monmouth Regional Sewerage Authority has taken measures to mitigate against recurring damages to their pumping stations by creating a mobile enclosure that can be removed from harm's way prior to a major storm.
  • Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority recovers from Superstorm Sandy and mitigates for any future storms with assistance from FEMA.

    Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority

    Video by Rosanna Arias
    Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority recovers from Superstorm Sandy and mitigates for any future storms with assistance from FEMA.
  • Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Laura Phillips, Executive Director of the Sandy Recovery Office (SRO), Willie Nunn Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO), John Long Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer (DFCO) and Taylor Dunn Executive Specialist, at an All-Hands meeting announcing the transition of the Joint Field Office to the Sandy Recovery Office (SRO). K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    NY Joint Field Office transitions to Sandy Recovery Field Office

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Laura Phillips, Executive Director of the Sandy Recovery Office (SRO), Willie Nunn Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO), John Long Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer (DFCO) and Taylor Dunn Executive Specialist, at an All-Hands meeting announcing the transition of the Joint Field Office to the Sandy Recovery Office (SRO). K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Robert Imbornoni, Director of the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office, addresses the FEMA staff at an All-Hands meeting to announce the transition of the Hurricane Sandy Joint Field Office to the Sandy Recovery Field Office. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    NY Joint Field Office transitions to Sandy Recovery Field Office

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Robert Imbornoni, Director of the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office, addresses the FEMA staff at an All-Hands meeting to announce the transition of the Hurricane Sandy Joint Field Office to the Sandy Recovery Field Office. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) Willie Nunn (left) at an All-Hands meeting, thanks the Joint Field Office staff for their hard work and introduces Sandy Recovery Office (SRO) leaders to the audience. At right are Laura Phillips, the SRO Executive Director and Robert Imbornoni, Director of the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office.  K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    NY Joint Field Office transitions to Sandy Recovery Field Office

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) Willie Nunn (left) at an All-Hands meeting, thanks the Joint Field Office staff for their hard work and introduces Sandy Recovery Office (SRO) leaders to the audience. At right are Laura Phillips, the SRO Executive Director and Robert Imbornoni, Director of the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Robert Imbornoni, Director of the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office, addresses the FEMA staff at an All-Hands meeting to announce the transition of the Hurricane Sandy Joint Field Office to the Sandy Recovery Field Office. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    NY Joint Field Office transitions to Sandy Recovery Field Office

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Robert Imbornoni, Director of the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office, addresses the FEMA staff at an All-Hands meeting to announce the transition of the Hurricane Sandy Joint Field Office to the Sandy Recovery Field Office. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Robert Imbornoni, Director of the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office, addresses the FEMA staff at an All-Hands meeting to announce the transition of the Hurricane Sandy Joint Field Office to the Sandy Recovery Field Office. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    NY Joint Field Office transitions to Sandy Recovery Field Office

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Robert Imbornoni, Director of the New York Sandy Recovery Field Office, addresses the FEMA staff at an All-Hands meeting to announce the transition of the Hurricane Sandy Joint Field Office to the Sandy Recovery Field Office. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Sandy Recovery Office (SRO) Executive Director Laura Phillips (with scarf) makes her way to the podium during an All-Hands meeting to announce the transition of the Joint Field Office (JFO), that coordinated Hurricane Sandy response and recovery, to the long-term Sandy Recovery Office (SRO). K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    NY Joint Field Office transitions to Sandy Recovery Field Office

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Forest Hills, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Sandy Recovery Office (SRO) Executive Director Laura Phillips (with scarf) makes her way to the podium during an All-Hands meeting to announce the transition of the Joint Field Office (JFO), that coordinated Hurricane Sandy response and recovery, to the long-term Sandy Recovery Office (SRO). K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • Brooklyn, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2014 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) Willie Nunn (left) and Deputy FCO John Long present Chief Judge Carol Bagley Amon, with a certificate of appreciation for allowing FEMA to use space in the courthouse for their Branch II office during the response to Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    FEMA Presents Eastern District Court With Appreciation Award

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    Brooklyn, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2014 -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) Willie Nunn (left) and Deputy FCO John Long present Chief Judge Carol Bagley Amon, with a certificate of appreciation for allowing FEMA to use space in the courthouse for their Branch II office during the response to Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • New York, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Eleven federal agencies, the States of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, the City of New York, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey convened a meeting of the Regional Infrastructure Resilience Coordination Initiative group. Coordinated by the Sandy Recovery Office, Federal resources are supporting the states as they repair or rebuild infrastructure systems devastated by Hurricane Sandy.  K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Federal Resources Are Supporting States As They Rebuild Infrastructure

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    New York, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Eleven federal agencies, the States of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, the City of New York, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey convened a meeting of the Regional Infrastructure Resilience Coordination Initiative group. Coordinated by the Sandy Recovery Office, Federal resources are supporting the states as they repair or rebuild infrastructure systems devastated by Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • New York, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Eleven federal agencies, the States of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, the City of New York, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey attended a meeting of the Regional Infrastructure Resilience Coordination Initiative group. Coordinated by the Sandy Recovery Office, Federal resources are supporting the states as they repair or rebuild infrastructure systems devastated by Hurricane Sandy.  K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Federal Resources Are Supporting States As They Rebuild Infrastructure

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    New York, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Eleven federal agencies, the States of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, the City of New York, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey attended a meeting of the Regional Infrastructure Resilience Coordination Initiative group. Coordinated by the Sandy Recovery Office, Federal resources are supporting the states as they repair or rebuild infrastructure systems devastated by Hurricane Sandy. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
  • New York, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Eleven federal agencies attended a meeting of the Regional Infrastructure Resilience Coordination Initiative group. Coordinated by the Sandy Recovery Office, Federal resources are supporting the states as they repair or rebuild infrastructure systems devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Eric Daleo (second from left), from the office of New Jersey Homeland Security and Preparedness participated in the discussion. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

    Federal Resources Are Supporting States As They Rebuild Infrastructure

    Photo by Kenneth Wilsey
    New York, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2014 -- Eleven federal agencies attended a meeting of the Regional Infrastructure Resilience Coordination Initiative group. Coordinated by the Sandy Recovery Office, Federal resources are supporting the states as they repair or rebuild infrastructure systems devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Eric Daleo (second from left), from the office of New Jersey Homeland Security and Preparedness participated in the discussion. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

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