Federal Emergency Management Agency
(The Associated Press) – Superstorm Sandy, a hybrid of a hurricane and two cold-weather systems, struck six months ago on Oct. 29, concentrating most of its fury on New Jersey, New York and Connecticut and becoming one of the most expensive storms in history.
DETROIT (AP) — Warnings about the zombie apocalypse may seem pretty amusing, but officials say they’re dead serious about figuring out who hacked into the nation’s public warning system to broadcast such messages in a handful of states, including CA.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two months after Superstorm Sandy struck, the House on Friday overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded out by the storm.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York lawmaker says House Speaker John Boehner has promised votes to aid victims of Superstorm Sandy by Jan. 15.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Gov. Chris Christie says Superstorm Sandy caused $36.8 billion in damage in New Jersey. Christie is requesting that amount, which is greater than his state’s entire budget, from the federal government. […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Enormous piles of wreckage now dot the coastline in New Jersey and New York as work crews haul away the huge amount of rubble created by Superstorm Sandy. Three weeks in, […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves – and for their pets. Owners recounted tales of […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless. The Federal Emergency […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The lights were back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, prompting screams of sweet relief from residents who had been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by Superstorm Sandy. But that […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is paying all the costs for emergency transportation repairs and power restoration efforts in parts of New York and New Jersey. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said President […]
KETTERING, Ohio (AP) – Superstorm Sandy is upending the final week of the presidential race, with President Barack Obama calling off another campaign day to tour ravaged New Jersey and Republican Mitt Romney struggling to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – “The zombies are coming!” the Homeland Security Department says. Tongue firmly in cheek, the government urged citizens Thursday to prepare for a zombie apocalypse, part of a public health campaign to encourage […]