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New Yorkers to Take Precautions Against Flooding

Governor Cuomo urged all New Yorkers to learn about staying safe in dangerous flood conditions, which impact families, businesses, and communities every year. With milder temperatures approaching in the coming weeks, communities may experience heavy flooding. Sign up for NY Alerts at  to get immediate alerts on flood warnings and severe…
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$20 Million in Federal Funds to Reimburse Localities for Superstorm Sandy Clean-Up Costs

New York State has provided over $20 million to areas affected by Superstorm Sandy for the reimbursement of costs for cleaning up after the storm. The localities receiving these FEMA-approved funds include: the Village of Freeport, Nassau County; Village of Westbury, Nassau County; Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County; Suffolk…
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Federal Reimbursement to New York City for Superstorm Sandy Costs

New York State has provided $47,274,759 to New York City for reimbursement of costs incurred following the impact of Superstorm Sandy. These costs resulted from the use of emergency protective and repair measures, such as restoring electric service, basic heat, hot water, and exterior repairs to damaged homes that enabled…
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$8 Million in Federal Funds to Reimburse Localities Impacted by Superstorm Sandy

New York State has provided over $8 million to areas affected by Superstorm Sandy for the reimbursement of costs for cleaning up after the storm. The localities receiving these FEMA-approved funds include: the Village of Amityville, Suffolk County; Village of Babylon in Suffolk County; Town of Huntington, Suffolk Couny; Town…
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NY Security Measures in Response to Boston Marathon Bombing

the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES), the New York State Police (NYSP), National Guard, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to be on a heightened state of alert. These measures were taken to ensure the continued safety…
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Sandy Clean Up on Fire Island

New York State, FEMA and local municipalities will begin the process of debris removal efforts in Fire Island. An estimated $30 million has been approved for clearance, removal and disposal of debris from Hurricane Sandy in Fire Island. The Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will oversee this project, and will…
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