- Be prepared for the FEMA home inspection 11/08/2012 10:10 AM EST
- Disaster Recovery Centers serving hurricane survivors 11/08/2012 10:06 AM EST
- Hurricane Sandy – FEMA Building Science Resources
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, FEMA Buildings Science is working hard to assist those affected. Please visit the FEMA Building Science Hurricane Sandy website for guidance that can help the affected areas clean up and rebuild. New flyers available include:
- FEMA Announces Temporary Housing Rental Assistance Increase in New York and New Jersey 11/07/2012 12:49 PM EST
- FEMA approves $156 million in individual assistance for New York’s Sandy Survivors 11/07/2012 10:15 AM EST
- Federal Family and Partners Continue to Support States Impacted by Sandy 11/06/2012 09:07 PM EST More than $251 million in Individual Assistance Approved for Disaster Survivors
- Steps to applying for FEMA Assistance 11/06/2012 05:33 PM EST
- New York Residents Urged to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance 11/06/2012 05:40 PM EST
- FEMA Transitional Assistance available for Hurricane Sandy Evacuees with Inaccessible or Unlivable Homes 11/06/2012 05:47 PM EST
Among the ruins left in #Sandy’s path are precious photographs and sacred books. The Library of Congress has a webpage here devoted to the immediate response actions that can be taken to save affected materials and prevent further damage, including:
- What to do if collections get wet
- A Primer on Disaster Preparedness, Management and Response: Paper-Based Materials, a collaboration of the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Archives and Records Administration, and the National Park Service
- The Disaster Response and Recovery Webpage of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
- Mould Outbreak — An Immediate Response by the Canadian Conservation Institute
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that #Westchester and #Rockland counties have been added to the Major Disaster declaration. Both counties have been designated for Individual Assistance and Public Assistance Category A and B, as well as DFA Direct Federal Assistance. #NYGov. Cuomo Residents should follow the steps in After #Sandy: Recovery 101 to access assistance.
Our friend Ali Gheith, MS, CEM, (Coordinator of Population Based Resilience at the Office of Mental Health Disaster Preparedness & Response, NYC Dept. Of Health And Mental Hygiene) sent us these helpful tip sheets:
Please help communicate the information provided in these sheets to the people you are serving. One additional tip:
Don’t forget to take care of yourselves. These are stressful times and we have lots of people depending on us. We won’t be any good to them if we aren’t functioning at a high level.
For additional information contact Ali at firstname.lastname@example.org.