FEMA Launches Nationwide Program To Help People Pay For COVID-19 Funeral CostsThe federal government in early April will start offering financial assistance to help cover funeral costs for people who have died of COVID-19.
New FEMA-Run Mass COVID Vaccination Site Opens In NewarkThe site will be open seven days a week, and can vaccinate 6,000 people a day.
COVID Vaccine: Mega Vaccination Site Opens At National Guard Armory In YonkersIt didn't take long for thousands of people to sign up. The site is part of state and federal efforts to reach hard-hit communities.
Sen. Schumer And Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: FEMA To Reimburse COVID Funeral Costs To Families With Financial NeedSen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are spreading the word to help families who lost loved ones to the coronavirus.
NYC Head Of Emergency Management Deanne Criswell Selected To Lead FEMACriswell is the first woman nominated to lead FEMA, which is primarily responsible for responding to natural disasters.
Sen. Schumer: New York To Receive Additional $2 Billion In COVID ReliefFinancial relief is headed to New York City and the state.
Trump Administration Approves $35 Million In FEMA Funding To Help New York Recover From Tropical Storm Isaias"I'm grateful for the Federal assistance and the speedy resolution," the governor said in a statement.
FEMA Ending Funding To Clean Subways, Buses, Schools And Other FacilitiesThe agency says it's because the funding is not an "immediate action" to protect public health and safety.
Brooklyn Borough President Calls On New York State, City To Sue FEMA Over Funding CutsAdams says the cuts are political and would stop reimbursement for the cleaning of schools, subways and public facilities during the pandemic.
Trump Administration's Attempt To Defund NYC Could Mean Schools And Subways Get DirtierSchools, subways and courthouses could all become a whole lot dirtier, and federal funds to buy coronavirus protective gear for teachers and students could dry up.
Trump Administration Takes Action To Cut More Federal Funds To NYC, Affecting School, Subway CleaningsGov. Andrew Cuomo blasted the move, saying the president is "telling essential workers that he does not value their safety or sacrifices over the last six months."
New Jersey Applying To Get Extra Federal Assistance Available For Residents On UnemploymentGov. Phil Murphy says the federal government needs to provide more.
Hurricane Isaias: N.J. Communities Gearing Up For Potential Flooding, Strong Winds Along Jersey ShoreIsaias regained hurricane strength Monday night as people across New Jersey hunkered down for the storm, which started causing some in the southern coastal areas of the state.
Coronavirus Update: Trump Approves Major Disaster Declarations In New York, WashingtonThe president said four large medical stations with 1,000 beds each are going to be built in New York.
7 Years After Superstorm Sandy, Sen. Bob Menendez Aims To Revamp Flood Insurance System With New BillMenendez says his National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act makes affordability a priority and sets deadlines for FEMA to respond to homeowners.