Federal Emergency Management Agency

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city leaders announce a $3 billion FEMA grant for city public housing developments. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Officials Cheer $3 Billion Federal Grant For Superstorm Sandy Aid

The money will used at 33 developments damaged by the 2012 storm.

03/31/2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file/credit: CBS2)

Staten Island D.A. Promises FEMA Overhaul To Sandy Victims If Elected To Congress

The congressional candidate said the federal government made life for Sandy victims even worse.

03/18/2015

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Top FEMA Insurance Official Resigns; FEMA Sets Up Review Process For Sandy Claims

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to let Superstorm Sandy victims who think their insurance claims were not fairly paid out to undergo a review.

03/12/2015

Debris is left out for removal on Nov. 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

FEMA Exec Says He Has Seen Evidence Of Insurance Fraud After Sandy

The executive in charge of FEMA’s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.

03/02/2015

City Councilman Mark Treyger speaks at a news conference about Superstorm Sandy flood claims on March 1, 2015 in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Officials: Sandy Victims Should Refile Flood Claims After Firms Accused Of Fraud

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Mark Treyger, D-Brooklyn, want a special monitor to be established by the attorney general to review every single case.

03/01/2015

Rep. Gregory Meeks appears with 94-year-old Vincentia Becker at a news conference in Belle Harbor, Queens, on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Proposal By Queens Congressman Targets FEMA Push For Sandy Repayments

A proposal by a Queens congressman would allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to back off in its pursuit to recoup aid mistakenly paid out to Superstorm Sandy victims.

11/24/2014

Belle Harbor Manor Assisted Living Center (credit: CBS2)

Assemblyman To Superstorm Sandy Victims: Don’t Repay FEMA A Dime

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, D-Far Rockaway, said he’s asked FEMA to stop requesting the repayments, but the agency says it’s required by law to try to recoup money it sent out by mistake.

11/10/2014

Bellevue Hospital's entrance atrium during Sandy, left, and a year later, right. (credit: Bellevue Hospital Center)

$117 Million Coming In Federal Aid For Sandy-Related Damage To Bellevue Hospital

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said the New York City public hospital system will receive more than $117 million in federal aid for repairs to Bellevue Hospital Center for Superstorm-Sandy-related damages.

08/14/2014

The Queens Midtown Tunnel flooded during superstorm Sandy (credit: MTA Bridges and Tunnels / Mark Valentin)

FEMA Provides $400 Million For Sandy-Related Repairs At 2 MTA Tunnels

The Hugh L. Carey Tunnel and the Queens Midtown Tunnel both took on millions of gallons of water when the Oct. 2012 storm roared ashore.

04/16/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Protests Force De Blasio Announcement On Public Housing Repairs Inside

More than 100 New York City public housing buildings damaged by superstorm Sandy will be getting new, federally funded boilers, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer announced Sunday.

03/23/2014

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Power Grid To Get $1.4B In Upgrades

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the plan Friday. He says it will “dramatically improve” the power grid on Long Island. It suffered widespread and sometimes weeks-long outages after the October 2012 storm.

02/21/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer On Sandy Aid: ‘The Money Has Finally Begun To Flow’

As the anniversary of superstorm Sandy approaches this week, Sen. Charles Schumer says New York will receive $6.3 billion in storm aid in 2014.

10/27/2013

Sand coats the floor of a destroyed home on Nov. 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, N.J.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

FEMA Extends Deadline For Superstorm Sandy Insurance Paperwork

Superstorm Sandy victims will have six more months to file critical paperwork for insurance payments.

10/01/2013

Hotel Room

City Hotel Program For Sandy Victims Will End Next Week

The Federal Emergency Management Administration will end its funding Monday for New York City residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy to stay in hotels.

09/28/2013

Twitter logo (Photo credit should read KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Sets Up New Emergency Text Message Feature

Twitter announced Wednesday that it is launching a new feature to let U.S. users receive emergency notices as text messages.

09/25/2013

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