Comments for: FEMA: 85,000 applications, $19 million paid so far following Sandy destruction

Posted Nov. 02, 2012, at 8:35 p.m.

PHILADELPHIA — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has paid out nearly $19 million so far to victims of Hurricane Sandy, primarily for temporary rentals or other housing. More than 85,000 people have applied for assistance, FEMA administrator Craig Fugate said Friday. Fugate said the focus of FEMA’s efforts now, in …

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