Flood insurance premiums of $30,000 a year? That’s what some homeowners could be facing as astronomical rate hikes are set to take effect nationwide Oct. 1.
FEMA administrator Craig Fugate, speaking in Staten Island Wednesday, said six in 10 families do not have a disaster preparedness plan.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will reimburse communities at a rate of 90 percent for certain expenses related to the October storm, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith said Wednesday.
“I think from the standpoint of the immediate response of the things we were doing at Hurricane Sandy, people aren’t gonna see any impacts,” Craig Fugate said Friday.
So far, FEMA has approved more than $7.5 million in aid to Connecticut to help with the clean-up and relief effort, according to the agency.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city expects that it will have to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people.
Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
President Barack Obama said Hurricane Sandy was a storm that will affect millions of people and urged Americans to heed warnings from state and local officials.
The first-ever nationwide test of the country’s Emergency Alert System has been conducted–but not everyone got the message.
After recent flooding, there is a new push by one New York senator to do something to prevent it in the future.
If you’re a Tri-state area resident waiting for a FEMA check because of flooding, you’re going to have to keep waiting.
President Barack Obama says he will do whatever it takes to help those communities that were flooded, battered and bruised by Irene.
As families across the Tri-State continue to clean up from storm damage caused by Irene, officials in New York City are kicking off “National Preparedness Month” by urging residents to plan ahead for catastrophe.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been with the Federal Emergency Management Agency touring upstate New York’s flood ravaged areas.
Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.