When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, Mayor Bloomberg encouraged relief contributions to the Mayor’s Fund, recognizing its unique ability to build public-private partnerships that could begin work immediately and effectively. As part of the City’s emergency relief and recovery operations, the Mayor’s Fund received and addressed specific needs in real-time with the help of those working in impacted areas. Ongoing efforts are focusing on recovery and rebuilding projects.
ACCESS RECOVERY SERVICES
New York City residents affected by Hurricane Sandy are encouraged to call 311 or visit NYC Recovery to access recovery services, including those supported by the Mayor’s Fund.
HURRICANE SANDY ONE-YEAR UPDATE
On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the Mayor’s Fund created the below graphic to illustrate the impact that public-private initiatives have had on the city’s recovery since October 2012. Further details are also available in the full announcement from Mayor Bloomberg.
HURRICANE SANDY 6-MONTH UPDATE
Marking the six-month anniversary of the storm’s landfall in New York, the Mayor’s Fund released a Hurricane Sandy 6-Month Update, detailing immediate and ongoing public-private initiatives supporting the city’s recovery and restoration. Read the full report.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE: BY THE NUMBERS
Here is a snapshot of what was achieved early on during the emergency response period immediately following Hurricane Sandy.
THANKING OUR DONORS & PARTNERS!
The Mayor’s Fund is grateful to the more than 20,000 donors who contributed over $60 million for Hurricane Sandy recovery.
All of the Mayor’s Fund’s work relies on strong partnerships with community organizations and government agencies. Public partners in Hurricane Sandy relief work have included:
|Office of the Mayor
Federal Emergency Management Administration National Guard
NYC Administration for Children’s Services
NYC Community Recovery Directors
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
NYC Department of Education
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development
NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
NYC Department of Probation
NYC Department of Sanitation
NYC Department of Small Business Services
NYC Department of Youth and Community Development
NYC Distribution and Restoration Centers
NYC Economic Development Corporation
NYC Human Resources Administration
NYC Law Department
NYC Office of Emergency Management
New York City Housing Authority