Collection: Hurricane Sandy New York

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Video and audio files related to New York Hurricane Sandy. President Obama declared a major disaster on October 30, 2012.
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September 20, 2013
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  • Disaster Medical Teams are deployed to support the survivors of Hurricane Sandy and lend a helping hand to the local medical facilities.

    Hurricane Sandy - Disaster Medical Teams

    Video by James Miller
    Disaster Medical Teams are deployed to support the survivors of Hurricane Sandy and lend a helping hand to the local medical facilities.
  • Information to help disaster survivors avoid frauds and scams.

    Avoiding Frauds And Scams

    Video by Jesse Zimmerman
    Information to help disaster survivors avoid frauds and scams.
  • FEMA accepts donation of 20,000 blankets from Russia in support of non-governmental agencies providing survivor assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy in NY.

    Russian Blanket Donation

    Video by Robert Kaufmann
    FEMA accepts donation of 20,000 blankets from Russia in support of non-governmental agencies providing survivor assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy in NY.
  • Michael Peacock with the Small Business Administration talks about who is eligible for a SBA loan.

    SBA In Far Rockaway

    Video by Jesse Zimmerman
    Michael Peacock with the Small Business Administration talks about who is eligible for a SBA loan.
  • A new Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power STEP for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Survivors in New York

    STEP Provides Heat & Power for Hurricane Sandy Survivors

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    A new Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power STEP for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Survivors in New York
  • U.S. Public Health Service provides health care in a Brooklyn hospital to 100 nursing home patients who were evacuated during Hurricane Sandy.

    Public Health Service Provides Care to Elderly in Brooklyn

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    U.S. Public Health Service provides health care in a Brooklyn hospital to 100 nursing home patients who were evacuated during Hurricane Sandy.
  • Members of the National Veterinary Response Team care for pets and assist disaster survivor in the New York area.

    New York Vets Care for Pets after Hurricane Sandy

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    Members of the National Veterinary Response Team care for pets and assist disaster survivor in the New York area.
  • The US Army Corps of Engineers were mission assigned by FEMA to manage debris removal from Hurricane Sandy. The collection and transfer of debris from the local streets to barge transfer upstate to landfills is explained by Colonel Trey Jordan, Commander of Recovery Field Office for USACE and Bob Karlen, Quality Assurance Officer also with USACE.

    FEMA & U.S. Army Corps Debris Mission

    Video by Robert Kaufmann
    The US Army Corps of Engineers were mission assigned by FEMA to manage debris removal from Hurricane Sandy. The collection and transfer of debris from the local streets to barge transfer upstate to landfills is explained by Colonel Trey Jordan, Commander of Recovery Field Office for USACE and Bob Karlen, Quality Assurance Officer also with USACE.
  • FEMA Community Relations Specialists go to neighborhoods throughout Staten Island affected by Hurricane Sandy in NY to encourage residents with damage to register with FEMA.

    Community Relations in Staten Island

    Video by Robert Kaufmann
    FEMA Community Relations Specialists go to neighborhoods throughout Staten Island affected by Hurricane Sandy in NY to encourage residents with damage to register with FEMA.
  • A disaster survivor of Hurricane Sandy acknowledges the importance of following FEMA's guidance and adhering to current building codes when building with mitigation in mind.

    Mitigation Success

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    A disaster survivor of Hurricane Sandy acknowledges the importance of following FEMA's guidance and adhering to current building codes when building with mitigation in mind.
  • FEMA Community Relations and Individual Assistance Specialists team together at COSTCO in Staten Island, NY, to reach residents affected by Hurricane Sandy by providing information about available assistance from FEMA, by registering residents there with FEMA as well as answering any questions.

    FEMA Outreach at COSTCO

    Video by Robert Kaufmann
    FEMA Community Relations and Individual Assistance Specialists team together at COSTCO in Staten Island, NY, to reach residents affected by Hurricane Sandy by providing information about available assistance from FEMA, by registering residents there with FEMA as well as answering any questions.
  • La ayuda federal pordesastre es libre de impuestos

    La Ayuda Federal por Desastre

    Video by Shirley Tracey
    La ayuda federal pordesastre es libre de impuestos
  • The Small Business Administration (SBA) is a major partner with FEMA which offers low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters and business of all sizes. Small businesses, and most non-profit organizations can apply for working capital loans to cover operating expenses during federally declared disasters.

    Disaster assistance from the Small Business Administration

    Video by Steve Zumwalt
    The Small Business Administration (SBA) is a major partner with FEMA which offers low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters and business of all sizes. Small businesses, and most non-profit organizations can apply for working capital loans to cover operating expenses during federally declared disasters.
  • Maryann Daino tells her story of surviving the storm surge and flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012. Her home was destroyed by the hurricane, but Maryann and her five cats survived the hurricane.

    We Will Rebuild Better than Ever

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    Maryann Daino tells her story of surviving the storm surge and flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012. Her home was destroyed by the hurricane, but Maryann and her five cats survived the hurricane.
  • President Obama speaks on the ongoing Hurricane Sandy response and recovery.

    President Obama on Hurricane Sandy

    Video by Aaron Skolnik
    President Obama speaks on the ongoing Hurricane Sandy response and recovery.
  • Kim Joyce tells the story of losing her home on Staten Island on October 29, 2012, when the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy trapped her in her home and devastated her beach front residence. She ignored warnings to leave her home before the hurricane. Kim lost all of her cats. She nearly lost her life ... until she managed to escape through a window and swim to safety.

    If They Tell You to Leave...Leave

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    Kim Joyce tells the story of losing her home on Staten Island on October 29, 2012, when the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy trapped her in her home and devastated her beach front residence. She ignored warnings to leave her home before the hurricane. Kim lost all of her cats. She nearly lost her life ... until she managed to escape through a window and swim to safety.
  • Nicole Abrams, Hurricane Sandy disaster survivor, tells her story of losing the use of her apartment in Arverne, New York when a powerful surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded her home and rendered it uninhabitable.

    Moving On ... from Hurricane Sandy

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    Nicole Abrams, Hurricane Sandy disaster survivor, tells her story of losing the use of her apartment in Arverne, New York when a powerful surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded her home and rendered it uninhabitable.
  • Maryline Vargas and Jazmarie Rivera, Hurricane Sandy disaster survivors, tell their story of losing their apartment in Arverne, New York when a powerful surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded their home and rendered their dwelling uninhabitable.

    "We'll Be Okay"

    Video by Christopher Mardorf
    Maryline Vargas and Jazmarie Rivera, Hurricane Sandy disaster survivors, tell their story of losing their apartment in Arverne, New York when a powerful surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded their home and rendered their dwelling uninhabitable.
  • The US Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA have been coordinating wood debris removal operations after Hurricane Sandy. The vegetative debris is being converted towood chips for alternative usage.  FEMA currently funds debris removal operations through the Public Assistance program.

    WOOD CHIP DEBRIS

    Video by Richard Cardona
    The US Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA have been coordinating wood debris removal operations after Hurricane Sandy. The vegetative debris is being converted towood chips for alternative usage. FEMA currently funds debris removal operations through the Public Assistance program.
  • Hurricane Sandy left several hazardous and environmentally harmful items strewn over impacted areas. FEMA and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are working together to properly dispose these items.

    EPA Orphan Items

    Video by Richard Cardona
    Hurricane Sandy left several hazardous and environmentally harmful items strewn over impacted areas. FEMA and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are working together to properly dispose these items.

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