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Hurricane Sandy Disaster Recovery Information

Federal Assistance

Register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Call 1-800-621-3362 OR Register online ( or through a mobile device (

US Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans (you must register with FEMA first) 
Online Electronic Loan Application (ELA): 

State Assistance
New York State Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) - Have you lost work or income due to Hurricane Sandy? If so, you
may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) or Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).

City Assistance 
NYC Restoration Centers - Provide the following types of assistance: NYC Rapid Repairs, Food and Nutrition Assistance, Temporary Housing Information, Health and Medical Benefits, Business Restoration, Counseling Services, Financial Assistance, Personal Records and Information.
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Emergency Business Loans
New York City, including the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYEDC) is coordinating various programs and services to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy. These programs include emergency loans for working capital, repairs/replacement of real estate, equipment, inventory, and other business assets. Additional resources include temporary workspaces as well as employee retention and assistance programs to help retain your staff during this time.
Business Recovery Information (Web Version)
Business Recovery Information (Print Version)
Business Recovery Information - Spanish (Web Version)
Business Recovery Information - Spanish (Print Version)
Business Recovery Information - Russian (Web Version)
Business Recovery Information - Russian (Print Version)
Business Recovery Information - Chinese (Web Version)
Business Recovery Information - Chinese (Print Version)