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December 18, 2013
NEW YORK -- More than $2.2 billion in federal aid has been approved to reimburse state, local and tribal governments for Sandy-related response and recovery efforts to date in New York. This figure...
December 17, 2013
BAYSHORE SEWERAGE AUTHORITY MITIGATION PROTECTS THE ENVIRONMENT LINCROFT, N.J. -- The effect Superstorm Sandy had on the environment was greater than what could be seen with the naked eye. While...
December 16, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Seventeen New Jersey municipalities will be recognized for reducing their flood hazard risk through the Community Rating System in awards ceremonies today and Wednesday, Dec. 18....
December 2, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J.-- In New Jersey, Superstorm Sandy destroyed or damaged 40,500 primary residences. Two years ago, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, FEMA granted nearly $152 million to New Jersey for...
December 2, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Recertification is a standard process that FEMA uses to identify households who qualify for continued temporary housing assistance. The recertification process applies if the...
November 26, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey on Oct. 29, 2012, the devastation caused by the storm surge and high winds affected public buildings, utilities and infrastructure statewide....
November 26, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J.-- The heavy demands of the holiday season can be a busy time for all. Managing family obligations and handling seasonal preparations alongside regular day-to-day activities can make...
November 21, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. ­­­­-- Among the most devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey was the storm’s impact on sewage treatment facilities along the coast.During and after the storm, sewage...
November 19, 2013
New York—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released a flood map revision for areas in Dutchess County which received flood insurance rate maps (FIRMs) in 2012.  Communities...
November 7, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J.  -- From mucking out homes to hanging drywall; from providing cleaning supplies to delivering food and financial assistance, volunteers and charitable organizations from around the...
November 5, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- New Jersey residents who registered with FEMA for disaster assistance prior to the registration deadline of May 1 need to keep in touch with FEMA as they recover and rebuild....
November 5, 2013
New York – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the appointment of Jerome Hatfield by President Barack Obama to serve as the Regional Administrator for FEMA Region II.“We’...
October 29, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As the State of New Jersey approaches the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, many communities along the Shore are focused on recovery efforts. Much of the planning efforts in...
October 29, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When it comes to destruction, disasters like Superstorm Sandy don’t discriminate: historic structures and environmentally sensitive areas that lie in the path of a storm are in just...
October 28, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. – The devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy left survivors and businesses in New Jersey with large-scale recovery needs. Throughout the year, the state’s private sector has made...
October 25, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- One month after Superstorm Sandy, Dan Shields and his business partner, Robert Higgins, were thanking their lucky stars. Their waterfront restaurant, Windansea in Highlands, had...
October 25, 2013
Sandy facts October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy strikes with a storm surge weather experts had never seen before 37,000 primary residences destroyed or damaged 8.7 million cubic yards of debris left...
October 25, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The devastation Superstorm Sandy left behind changed the face of many New Jersey communities, perhaps none more so than along the Shore. With individual homes and businesses and...
October 24, 2013
Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy strikes with a storm surge weather experts in New York had never seen before.The first 48 hours1,200 FEMA specialists on the ground in New YorkFive mobile disaster...
October 24, 2013
NEW YORK – More than $2.1 billion in federal aid has been approved to reimburse state, local and tribal governments for Sandy-related response and recovery efforts in New York one year after the...

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