FEMA Finalizing Plans To Airlift Puerto Rican Hurricane Survivors To New YorkFor the first time ever, the federal government could airlift hurricane survivors from Puerto Rico and relocate them to New York and Florida.
Gillibrand Bill Would Create New FEMA OversightGillibrand's proposal would streamline the insurance review process and improve communication.
FEMA Extends Deadline To Review Sandy Flood Damage ClaimsThe 30-day extension came just before Tuesday's deadline expired and after the Housing and Urban Development Department announced it would not seek to recoup duplicate benefits already paid to homeowners, up to $20,000.
FEMA: People Should Submit Sandy-Related Payment Review Requests By Sept. 15The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday said it strongly encourages people to submit their requests for reviews of Superstorm Sandy-related payments by Sept. 15.
New York City To Receive Nearly $260 Million In Federal Anti-Terrorism GrantsNew York City will be the beneficiary of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal grants for anti-terrorism efforts, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday.
NJ Sandy Victims Hit Workshop Before Round 2 In Fight For AidNearly 100 people showed up for the free informational clinic in Brick Township, WCBS 880's Peter Haskell reported.
Congressional Task Force: FEMA Has Failed In Getting Sandy Victims MoneyA congressional task force has been put to work for the effort to get federal money to people still trying to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy.
NYC Officials Cheer $3 Billion Federal Grant For Superstorm Sandy AidThe money will used at 33 developments damaged by the 2012 storm.
Staten Island D.A. Promises FEMA Overhaul To Sandy Victims If Elected To CongressThe congressional candidate said the federal government made life for Sandy victims even worse.
Top FEMA Insurance Official Resigns; FEMA Sets Up Review Process For Sandy ClaimsFederal 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.
FEMA Exec Says He Has Seen Evidence Of Insurance Fraud After SandyThe executive in charge of FEMA's insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.
Brooklyn Officials: Sandy Victims Should Refile Flood Claims After Firms Accused Of FraudBrooklyn 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.
Proposal By Queens Congressman Targets FEMA Push For Sandy RepaymentsA 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.
Assemblyman To Superstorm Sandy Victims: Don't Repay FEMA A DimeAssemblyman 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.
$117 Million Coming In Federal Aid For Sandy-Related Damage To Bellevue HospitalU.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.