News Release: FEMA Extends Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program in NY for an Additional 14 Days

New York – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 14-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which allows eligible survivors from Hurricane Sandy who cannot return to their homes to stay in participating hotels or motels. The new extension will allow applicants to remain in participating hotels until … Continue reading

FEMA Disaster Relief Deadline Extended to 1/28/2013

The deadline to apply for disaster assistance from FEMA has been extended to Jan. 28, 2013. You can apply for assistance for apartment damage, lost personal items, or lost wages due to Sandy. Download Flyer For more information or to apply: By phone: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) TTY: 1-800-462-7585 711 or Video Relay Service: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) Mobile device: When you … Continue reading

FEMA Press Release: Temporary Rental Assistance for Sandy Survivors

December 27, 2012DR-4085-NY-NR-117FEMA Helpline: 800-621-FEMA (3362)FEMA News Desk: 571-449-1621 News Release Survivors with Ongoing Housing Needs Should Stay in Touch with FEMA New York – The Federal Emergency Management Agency understands that some Hurricane Sandy survivors may need additional temporary rental assistance to help them achieve their permanent housing goals. All applicants who received temporary rental assistance from FEMA were … Continue reading

FEMA New Release: Case Management Available for Sandy Survivors

DR-4085-NY-NR-115 FEMA Helpline: 800-621-FEMA (3362) FEMA News Desk: 571-449-1621 News Release Grant Will Help Sandy Survivors with Unmet Needs NEW YORK—New York State survivors of Hurricane Sandy whose disaster-related needs cannot be met with existing federal and state assistance will now have access to case management services to identify additional resources for their recovery. The State of New York and … Continue reading

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FEMA Open For Business In Brooklyn: Coney Island office makes its debut; Agency says other borough locations may follow.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency opened its first Disaster Outside Nathan’s Hotdogs after Hurricane Sandy Recovery Center in Brooklyn on Friday morning in Coney Island. FEMA’s new location at MCU Park joins at least five others already open in the city and on Long Island to help homeowners, renters and small business people with the slow process of cleaning up … Continue reading

FEMA Resources

FEMA’s Hurricane Sandy Information Center Access to Disaster Help and Resources What is FEMA Disaster Assistance? Locate a Disaster Recovery Center Jobs at FEMA Temporary Rental Assistance for Sandy Survivors Case Management Available for Sandy Survivors