FEMA

Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

FEMA Asking For $5.8M In Sandy Aid Repayment

After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane’s victims. Now, thousands of people might have to pay back their share.

09/11/2014

A woman stands at her doorway watching the water level rise on Moffit Boulevard in Islip, N.Y., following heavy rains and flash flooding Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Inspectors Arrive In Suffolk To Assess Damage From Historic Rainfall, Flooding

Ultimately the inspectors will decide if town’s hit hard by flood water should be declared disaster areas, making them eligible for federal aid.

08/20/2014

Gov. Chris Christie and Congressman Chris Smith at ribbon cutting for restored Ocean Grove boardwalk (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ocean Grove Boardwalk Reopens For First Time Since Superstorm Sandy

The final Jersey shore boardwalk damaged by Superstorm Sandy has been reopened.

07/03/2014

Crews work to remove Sycamore trees in Long Beach. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Officials Say Mass Tree Removal In Long Beach Is A Public Safety Issue

Long Beach residents are stumped and upset as hundreds of trees in the oceanfront town have come down.

07/01/2014

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Long Island Park Reopens More Than A Year And A Half After Sandy

FEMA picked up the $350,000 cost to repair the damage. The park has a lighted baseball field as well as three soccer fields.

05/29/2014

FILE - A seriously damaged home is seen in the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island on November 3, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

FEMA Rental Assistance Set To Run Out For 1,300 NY, NJ Families Displaced By Sandy

The Federal Emergency Management Agency benefit that helped victims of the Oct. 2012 storm obtain temporary housing will run out on Thursday.

04/28/2014

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 delivery man crosses Third Avenue on the east side of Manhattan January 21, 2012 during the first snow storm of the year in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS New York’s Severe Weather Guide

As our area braces for another bout of winter weather, Tri-State Area residents are being urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of a severe snow storm.

01/02/2014

New York Rising Protest

Long Island Sandy Victims Blast FEMA Rationale On ‘Earth Movement’ Flooding

It will be another Christmas spent homeless for tens of thousands of victims of Hurricane Sandy.

12/23/2013

An American flag flies near homes that remain damaged and mostly untouched since Superstorm Sandy hit the coastline, May 5, 2013 in Ortley Beach, New Jersey. 
 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

1 Year Later, Superstorm Sandy Survivors Light Up Shore

Candles and flashlights will light up the shore along the East Coast as survivors of Superstorm Sandy pay their respects to what was lost when the storm roared ashore one year ago.

10/29/2013

Damage from Sandy in West Islip, Long Island (credit: Harrison Knowles via Facebook)

Fast Approaching Insurance Deadline Could Trigger Flood Of Lawsuits From Sandy Victims

An insurance deadline that could limit the options for thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims is quickly approaching and that deadline could bring a flood of lawsuits.

10/22/2013

A woman walks with her dog by homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy along the beach in the Rockaways on January 15, 2013.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Residents Left Homeless By Sandy Speak Out Days Before Hotel Evictions

Federal funding for the program ended this week but about 300 people are still sleeping in city-funded hotel rooms that are paid for through Friday.

10/02/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Plan To Help Homeowners Impacted By Irene, Lee, And Sandy

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a program that will fully compensate homeowners who were affected by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and Superstorm Sandy on Saturday.

09/28/2013

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

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