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February 1, 2013
NEW YORK — Federal disaster assistance to New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy totals more than $1.7 billion.FEMA continues to reach out to all 13 counties designated for Individual Assistance,...
January 31, 2013
NEW YORK – After a disaster, there are many sources of support for survivors as they begin their recovery. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is only one part of a team that includes federal,...
January 31, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- After a disaster, a lot happens—some things more quickly than others. One thing that is consistent is there are a number of assistance programs that disaster survivors can apply for...
January 31, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Saturday hours for New Jersey disaster recovery centers will change to 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 2. Monday through Friday the hours will remain 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Survivors can locate...
January 30, 2013
NEW YORK – Protection from future severe weather damage can begin with a low-interest U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan for eligible homeowners, businesses and private nonprofits.SBA...
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
NEW YORK – All Disaster Recovery Centers in New York will stop offering service on Sundays beginning Feb. 3, 2013. Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York can still receive assistance Monday through...
January 29, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. – The disaster recovery centers at Bergen County Plaza in Hackensack and Hoboken City Hall will close Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. State and federal officials have been paying close...
January 29, 2013
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors repairing their homes with an eye toward avoiding damage from future storms can take several steps to rebuild stronger and safer.If you’re rebuilding in a high...
January 28, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Getting free advice on how to repair or rebuild your home to minimize future disaster damage is as easy as visiting your local home improvement store. Specialists from the Federal...
January 28, 2013
Deadline for Hurricane Sandy Assistance Extended to March 1 TRENTON, N.J. — Hurricane Sandy survivors now have until March 1 to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management...
January 26, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- While New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Sandy have until March 1 to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance, more than $780 million in disaster...
January 25, 2013
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York have until 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, to receive assistance at three Disaster Recovery Centers in Queens and Brooklyn.The State of New York and...
January 25, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- For many New Jersey homeowners, rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy will mean meeting a higher standard – literally. Communities up and down the Jersey coast are reviewing new advisory...
January 25, 2013
NEW YORK — Federal disaster assistance to New York survivors of Hurricane Sandy totals almost $1.6 billion.FEMA continues to reach out to all 13 counties designated for Individual Assistance,...
January 25, 2013
NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 30-day extension for survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. The new...
January 24, 2013
NEW YORK – Since Hurricane Sandy impacted New York State, voluntary agencies and community- and faith-based groups have been working hand-in-hand with New Yorkers to help meet their needs — and some...
January 24, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Survivors of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey now have until March 1, 2013, to register for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. People with storm losses...
January 24, 2013
NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York have until 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, to visit the Disaster Recovery Center at the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, 9719 Flatlands Ave., Brooklyn...
January 23, 2013
NEW YORK – Of the more than 161,000 low-interest U. S. Small Business Administration disaster loan applications sent to New York’s Hurricane Sandy survivors, fewer than 34,000 have been completed and...

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