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Disaster-Specific Guidance - Hurricane Sandy

This page contains disaster-specific guidance for Hurricane Sandy including the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) Pilot Program and 9580.215 Hurricane Sandy Debris Removal Fact Sheet.

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Icon for file of type application/pdfSheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) Pilot Program for Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085-NY)

FEMA designed—in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy – the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) Pilot Program to assist State, local and Tribal governments in performing work and services essential to saving lives, protecting public health and safety, and protecting property. In particular, FEMA intends STEP to provide essential power to affected residences, thereby reducing the demand for other shelter options and allowing individuals to return to or remain in their home.

0.35MNovember 20, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdfSTEP Right of Entry (ROE) for Hurricane Sandy (DR-4085-NY)

The ROE authorizes the City/Borough/County in which the property is located (State), tribal governments, the United States of America including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) , and participating Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD), and their respective assigns, employees, agents, and contractors (collectively, with FEMA, the "Assistance Providers") to have the right of access and to enter in and onto the property described above for the purpose of performing inspections and/or emergency protective measures resulting from Hurricane Sandy at no expense to Owner for purposes of participating in the Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) Assistance Program.

0.03MNovember 16, 2012
Icon for file of type application/pdf9580.215 Hurricane Sandy Debris Removal Fact Sheet

This fact sheet explains a revision to 44 CFR §206.228(a)(2), which affects the eligibility of certain costs under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program. The revised rule allows for the reimbursement of the straight- or regular-time salaries and benefits of an eligible applicant's permanently employed personnel who perform disaster-related debris and wreckage removal work.

0.06MNovember 5, 2012