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January 30, 2013
WASHINGTON - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate released the below statement following the President’s signing of the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013, which...
January 30, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — The deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance is Feb. 4.Connecticut residents who lost their jobs due to this disaster should file a claim...
January 24, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — Hurricane Sandy survivors may now be able to use temporary rental assistance funds to help pay for a security deposit, the Federal Emergency Management Agency reported today....
January 18, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — Storms don’t discriminate and neither does FEMA, federal officials emphasized today.“Everybody’s circumstances are different and people won’t all be helped the same way. But our...
January 16, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — Hurricane Sandy survivors beware: There may be con artists trying to get their hands on your disaster assistance money or personal financial information.After a disaster, crooks may...
January 11, 2013
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...
January 11, 2013
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...
January 11, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — How quickly people recover from an emergency may depend on the thought and planning put into preparing for a possible event.“Every person has unique needs that should be taken into...
January 11, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — How can flood insurance agents become better prepared to answer the many questions policyholders ask after a big flooding disaster like Hurricane Sandy?That dialogue is taking place...
January 8, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — Disaster officials offered hope today to property owners and renters coming up short on insurance settlements for damage due to Hurricane Sandy.Insured disaster survivors must file...
January 7, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — Registering for FEMA disaster assistance won’t take money away from another disaster survivor, federal officials said today.Federal Emergency Management Agency grants are available...
January 3, 2013
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...
January 2, 2013
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), mandated by Congress to administer the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), today notified Congress that without the approval of...
January 2, 2013
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...
January 2, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — FEMA’s registration Helpline is still available for Connecticut residents who suffered damage from Hurricane Sandy.Although all FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Centers in Connecticut...
December 31, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. — Disaster officials say residents should file their homeowner’s insurance claims first, but not wait on an insurance settlement to register for FEMA disaster assistance or complete an...
December 31, 2012
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided more than $166 million in financial assistance to Vermont since the state was impacted by Tropical Storm Irene in August...
December 31, 2012
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...
December 27, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is breaking down barriers so all people have full access to disaster assistance. “We’re reaching out to the whole community,” said Federal...
December 26, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. — The State of Connecticut and FEMA officials have announced extension of the deadline for individuals to register for federal disaster assistance to Jan. 28, 2013.The deadline for the...

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