Few Ida victims received long-term rental aid from FEMA | NJ Spotlight News | November 30, 2022 BY: BRIANA VANNOZZI, ANCHOR Thousands were entitled to an additional 18 months of rental aid More than a year after Tropical Storm Ida flooded communities across New Jersey, thousands of families are still working through the recovery process. Read More »
A decade after Hurricane Struggling Ida victims were entitled to 18 months of rental aid. Fewer than 300 in NY and NJ got it. | Gothamist | November 28, 2022 [See Also: Struggling Ida victims were entitled to 18 months of rental aid. Fewer than 300 in NY and NJ got it. | NJ Spotlight Read More »
FEMA gave 296 NY & NJ Ida victims extended rental assistance. Advocates say that’s unacceptable. | WNYC.org | November 22, 2022 BY: Karen Yi When the remnants of Hurricane Ida struck in September 2021, FEMA distributed short-term housing aid to 19,500 displaced residents in New Jersey and New York — enough to pay up to two months of Read More »
NJ Spotlight News: November 15, 2022| NJ Spotlight News We bring you what’s relevant and important in New Jersey news, along with our insight. Watch as the NJ Spotlight News team breaks down today’s top stories. New Terminal A at Newark airport ready for takeoff The new terminal will open to the public for air Read More »
Previous Next 2022 marks a decade since Superstorm Sandy made landfall on the east coast, plunging our New Jersey communities into a long, exhausting, and still incomplete recovery process. As part of a national coalition of storm survivors and organizations from New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Puerto Rico, we gathered on the tenth anniversary Read More »
On October 28, 2012, the day before Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the area, crews in Point Pleasant Beach were putting sandbags along the boardwalk storefronts and making oversized sand dunes along the beach in hopes both would hold back potential flooding. Later that night as they worked to finish up the dune walls, large Read More »
One of the lucky ones: Rebuilding a life after Sandy | Rising Together NJ
A decade after Hurricane Sandy, fight to reform disaster relief continues | New Jersey Monitor | October 27, 2022 BY: DANA DIFILIPPO After Hurricane Sandy flooded Robert Lukasiewicz’s home a block from the bay in Atlantic City, the problems piled up. Contractors pocketed his money but never finished their work. He couldn’t afford flood insurance, making Read More »
Superstorm Sandy survivor remembers storm 9 years later | Fox Weather Joe Mangino, a Superstorm Sandy survivor, remembers the storm 9 years later.
Some Superstorm Sandy Victims Say They’re Being Told to Pay Back Grant Money | 10 Philadelphia Ten years after Superstorm Sandy, some of the victims who received grant money say they’re now being told to pay the state back due to overpayment. NBC10 investigative reporter Claudia Vargas has the story.