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December 6, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. — Hours for all Connecticut Disaster Recovery Centers change beginning Saturday, Dec. 8. The center in Old Saybrook will close at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8. The schedule is as follows...
December 6, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. — Public Assistance grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency help Connecticut communities recoup much of the costs for Hurricane Sandy response and recovery. The grants...
December 5, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – Federal disaster assistance for Connecticut’s Hurricane Sandy survivors is based on the unique needs and losses of each individual applicant. “FEMA’s goal is to help anyone who...
December 4, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. — Businesses and nonprofit organizations are discovering a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration is a smart business decision. Disaster loans provide...
December 4, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – Outreach teams from FEMA will be at Lowe’s home improvement stores in Milford, New Haven and Orange this weekend to explain techniques that may reduce potential damage to homes,...
December 4, 2012
WARWICK, R.I. - The State-FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Westerly and Middletown will close permanently on Friday, December 7, at 6 p.m. The Recovery Center in Westerly will transition to a U.S....
December 4, 2012
WARWICK, R.I. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is hiring a number of Rhode Islanders to assist in the state's recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy."It is FEMA policy, and the agency...
December 4, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. — Renters in Connecticut counties whose homes and property were damaged by Hurricane Sandy may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. “Sandy did not discriminate between...
December 4, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – Not every Connecticut resident who registered for federal disaster assistance following Hurricane Sandy will qualify for aid. But an appeal process can ensure those affected by the...
December 3, 2012
WARWICK, R.I. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training have added new services to the Disaster Recovery Centers to help Rhode Islanders affected by...
December 1, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. - Some survivors of Hurricane Sandy are discovering that getting turned down for a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration may lead to other forms of...
December 1, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – The FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Center at the Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, will close at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5. Help is still available for residents with...
December 1, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – The FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Center at the Department of Police Services, 6 Custom Drive, Old Saybrook, will close at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec 8. Help is still available for...
November 30, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – Hurricane Sandy survivors are putting low-interest disaster loans to good use. The loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are being used to: • Make home repairs not...
November 30, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. — Connecticut residents who had damage from Hurricane Sandy have only 30 days left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline to...
November 30, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – Hours of operation for the FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Centers in Connecticut have changed and the center at Gateway Community College, Long Wharf Campus, New Haven, will close...
November 29, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – An outreach team from FEMA will be at Home Depot stores in Norwalk, Bridgeport and Stratford this weekend to explain techniques that may reduce potential damage to homes, businesses...
November 29, 2012
WINDSOR, Conn. – FEMA and the state of Connecticut invite residents affected by Hurricane Sandy to follow them on Twitter to stay up-to-date about ongoing recovery efforts. The Twitter channels @...
November 29, 2012
WARWICK, R.I. - Saturday is the last day of operation for the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Center in South Kingstown. The Recovery Centers in Westerly and Middletown  remain open, but with new...
November 28, 2012
Warwick, R.I. -The best way to support Sandy survivors is to make financial contributions to reputable voluntary organizations, say officials from the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency and the...

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