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After a meeting on March 11 with U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, and Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate announced that the agency had agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim — approximately 144,000 — filed in New York and New Jersey by victims of Hurricane Sandy, and not limit corrective action to just the 2,200 claims that are now in litigation. more
More than two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged thousands of trees throughout Long Beach, resulting in their removal and prompting actor Billy Crystal and city officials to call on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for their replacement, the city presented a comprehensive plan last week to restore the aesthetic of tree-lined streets. more
The City Council expressed its ongoing frustration with New York Rising last week, calling on the agency to cut more red tape that has brought the recovery process to a standstill for many homeowners, more than two years after Hurricane Sandy. more
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice co-sponsored legislation introduced earlier this month that would forgive debts incurred by Hurricane Sandy victims after the Federal Emergency Management Agency mistakenly overpaid them disaster relief funds. more
Long Beach received $2.7 million in Federal Transit Administration emergency relief funds this week that reimburses the city for eight buses and vehicles damaged in the Hurricane Sandy. more
We had never seen a tempest the likes of Hurricane Sandy before, one so mammoth, so fierce, that it wiped out whole shoreline communities while leaving much of the rest of the Northeast in tatters, … more
In June, a proposal to strengthen Long Island’s waterways, starting with Mill River in Rockville Centre, was awarded millions of dollars in federal funding. The project, called Living with … more
Jones Beach, a spit of sand with 6.5 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches, had no barrier island to protect it against Superstorm Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. It was the barrier island, and so it took the … more
When Superstorm Sandy hit on Oct. 29, 2012, it devastated the South Shore. No storm in living memory had caused so much destruction. Though reconstruction is well under way, there are many who … more
Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, the Jones Beach State Park staff — with the help of the Federal Emergency Management Agency — has not only repaired, but revived the world-famous attraction. more
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