NYC Emergency Management Officials Urge Storm PreparednessDo you know what to do if disaster strikes?
Sharp Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Set To Take EffectFlood 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.
City, Feds Launch Ad Campaign For National Preparedness MonthFEMA administrator Craig Fugate, speaking in Staten Island Wednesday, said six in 10 families do not have a disaster preparedness plan.
FEMA OKs Plan To Boost Aid To NJ Towns Hit By SandyThe 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.
FEMA Chief: Most Sandy Victims Might Not Notice Sequester"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.
FEMA Chief Tours Storm-Ravaged Parts Of ConnecticutSo 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.
Cuomo: Tens Of Thousands Of New Yorkers Left Homeless By SandyMayor Michael Bloomberg says the city expects that it will have to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people.
Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues AttacksGovernor 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.
Obama: Sandy 'A Big And Powerful Storm'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.
Glitches Reported During FEMA's First-Ever National Emergency Alert System TestThe first-ever nationwide test of the country's Emergency Alert System has been conducted--but not everyone got the message.
Schumer Wants Feds To Pay For Saw Mill River DredgingAfter recent flooding, there is a new push by one New York senator to do something to prevent it in the future.
No Aid Yet For Irene, Lee Flooding Victims After House Kills Spending Bill With Disaster ReliefIf you're a Tri-state area resident waiting for a FEMA check because of flooding, you're going to have to keep waiting.
President Obama Pledges Federal Aid Assistance During Visit To Flooded NJ AreasPresident Barack Obama says he will do whatever it takes to help those communities that were flooded, battered and bruised by Irene.
NYC Officials Kick Off National Preparedness Month; FEMA Offers Tips For Disaster AssistanceAs 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.
Cuomo: NY State Irene Storm Damage Totals $1 BillionGov. Andrew Cuomo has been with the Federal Emergency Management Agency touring upstate New York's flood ravaged areas.