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FEMA extends disaster relief loan deadline

FEMA has extended the application deadline for those seeking disaster relief loans related to Hurricane Sandy, agency officials announced Dec. 11.

NY awarded federal grant for Sandy cleanup

New York state has been awarded a $27 million federal grant to assist in Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts and will mean jobs for unemployed area residents.

FEMA approves $7.3M in Sandy-related aid

Through Nov. 19, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had approved more than $7.6 million in federal assistance to Connecticut residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Four more counties eligible for Sandy aid

Four more counties in New York have been approved for additional Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding after Hurricane Sandy.

FEMA opens recovery centers in Fairfield, Norwalk

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is in the process of opening three additional disaster recovery centers in Norwalk, Fairfield and East Lyme to assist individuals looking for federal assistance.

Community Capital offers low interest loans post-Sandy

In the wake of the damage left by Hurricane Sandy, small business needs all the help it can get.

Municipalities assess damage, warn against price gouging

The damage caused by Hurricane Sandy was extensive and is going to be very costly for Westchester and its municipalities.

Closed businesses could storm insurers with claims

Business interruptions from power outages and other hurricane effects could account for about one-third of total insurance losses in the disaster.

SBA, FEMA on hand as businesses regroup

With President Obama’s disaster declaration in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Connecticut businesses of any size are eligible for long-term, low-interest SBA loans of up $2 million to replace damaged real estate, equipment, inventory and other assets.

Region sees full-scale mobilization in Sandy’s wake

As of Nov. 5, FEMA had already allocated $1 million to residents in the state’s four counties that received federal disaster declarations.

FEMA office opens at Westchester County Center

FEMA is the latest act to be at the Westchester County Center, opening a Disaster Recovery Center Nov. 8 at 3 p.m.

Feds beef up disaster aid

Federal agencies have expanded the scope of funding for governments in the disaster area, including a $27.8 million grant to hire unemployed workers for the recovery.

Nestle to donate 5.4 million bottles of water

Nestle Waters North America plans to donate more than 5.4 million bottles of water to New York and New Jersey communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Westchester expects disaster aid in hurricane’s wake

Businesses across Westchester County are tolling the physical damage and financial costs of office and store closings, lost work hours and darkened trading floors in the wake of Tropical Storm Sandy.

‘We need to make sure … this state is made whole’

Economists projected the damage brought by Hurricane Sandy would result in total losses of between $30 billion and $50 billion as Connecticut utilities, transit providers and government agencies labored to restore order and restart business.