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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 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 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...
October 24, 2013
NEW YORK – When Hurricane Sandy made landfall a year ago on Oct. 29, the unprecedented storm surge and strong winds devastated tens of thousands of New Yorkers.Amid widespread power outages and storm...
October 24, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Emergency response. Debris removal. Reconstruction and repair. Rental assistance. Low-cost disaster loans. These activities and terms have become familiar to many New Jerseyans...
October 23, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As the sun rose over the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor on the morning after Superstorm Sandy, evidence of the storm’s destructive power lay everywhere.The once-picturesque...
October 22, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Boardwalks are the backbone of many of New Jersey’s shore communities. Often lined with shops, amusements and restaurants, and serving as the main access points to beaches,...
October 8, 2013
 LINCROFT, N.J.  -- Superstorm Sandy survivors will have more time to file critical paperwork for their flood insurance settlements. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced on Oct. 1 that...
October 7, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of October 7: Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
October 3, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, some New Jersey survivors who didn’t apply for federal disaster assistance may now need help. While the deadline to register with...
October 1, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- New Jersey’s education sector, including public and private schools, colleges and universities, was one of the most seriously affected by Superstorm Sandy. Yet, of more than 2,000...
October 1, 2013
To mark the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer a series of videos, photos, news releases and Web posts on the Sandy New York webpage, www.fema...
September 30, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When a major disaster strikes, the first steps agencies take are health and safety related – controlling damage, minimizing casualties, finding shelter for displaced victims. When...
September 30, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of Sept. 30: Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion $3.5 billion in total National Flood Insurance...
September 26, 2013
    LINCROFT, N.J. -- In the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, tens of thousands of New Jersey survivors suddenly faced a desperate need of a dry, safe place to stay. From the midst of this...

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