FEMA, SBA Assistance to New York Survivors Tops $1 Billion

FEMA, SBA Assistance to New York Survivors Tops $1 Billion

NEW YORK, NY – December 21, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Federal disaster assistance for Hurricane Sandy survivors tops $1 billion in New York. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved grants of more than $802 million for rental assistance, home repairs and other needs. The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved low-interest disaster loans of more than $232 million to help homeowners and renters recover from uninsured property loss and other damages.

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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

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