Disaster Aid

Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center (credit: CBS2)

Queens Adult Home Residents Asked To Repay FEMA Aid

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wants at least a dozen of those disabled, elderly and mostly poor residents to return thousands of dollars in disaster aid.


Belongings that were ruined by floodwaters sit outside a house devastated by Superstorm Sandy on November 2, 2012 in Union Beach, New Jersey. Over 200 homes in a town of only 6,200 residents were destroyed by the storm. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Critics Complain Millions In Sandy Aid Tied To Other ‘Pork’ Projects

Conservatives and watchdog groups are complaining money that lawmakers are considering will actually go toward recovery efforts for past disasters and other projects unrelated to the late-October storm.


Staten Island After Sandy

Lawmakers Push For Tens Of Billions In Disaster Aid For New York, New Jersey

The pressure was on New York lawmakers this weekend to get federal funds to help cover the billions in damage from Superstorm Sandy, and homeowners have been waiting for help too.


Two women look at a home that had a tree fall on it during Tropical Storm Irene on August 30, 2011 in Southport, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

15 CT State Workers Face Hearings Over Irene Food Aid Abuse

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says certain state employees had no business getting the payments of up to $1,200.


Damage from Hurricane Irene is seen from a helicopter carrying Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Connecticut National Guard)

FEMA Centers Start Closing As Deadline For Irene Aid Approaches

As affected residents and business owners try to put their lives back together following the Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irene six weeks ago, the deadline to file for federal assistant is approaching.


Tree stumps and debris crowd Clyde St. in Forest Hills (File Photo/Carol D'Auria)

Obama OKs Federal Aid For NYC Tornado Cleanup

President Obama has declared a major disaster in New York City following last month’s deadly storm that spawned two devastating tornadoes, killing one woman and causing massive damage.


The area around a damaged Bridgeport building is secured by police. (Photo/Paul Murnane)

Connecticut Requests Disaster Aid For Tornado Damage

Gov. M. Jodi Rell is seeking federal financial aid for Bridgeport and other Fairfield County towns impacted by a tornado on June 24.