November 20, 2012

Leading Soldiers in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

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To most I am simply Joe Linhart, a Senior CPD Representative in the Newark Field Office.  But to my Soldiers though I am CPT Linhart, Assistant Operations Officer for the 1-258 Field Artillery. Though I don’t always talk about my experiences in the service, the story of my battalion’s involvement in the relief efforts for […]

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November 16, 2012

Secretary Donovan Tapped By President Obama to Lead Hurricane Sandy Redevelopment Efforts

Editors Note: Excerpts cross-posted from Whitehouse.gov and DHS.gov. The Obama Administration has continued to bring all available resources to bear to support our state and local partners as they continue to respond and recover from the storm. On Thursday, November 15th, the President traveled to New York, where he announced that HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan […]

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November 6, 2012

Housing and Sheltering Needs of Hurricane Sandy

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 Cross posted from FEMA.gov   As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our federal partners continue to work with states to recover from Hurricane Sandy, an increasing number of residents whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed by the storm have been displaced from their homes and are seeking sheltering alternatives. FEMA is working directly […]

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November 2, 2012

Locating Housing after a Natural Disaster

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy (or any natural disaster),  families can be forced from their homes and finding a place to live as quickly as possible is crucial.  There are many resources available from federal agencies to private organizations.  In order to make the process as easy as possible, FEMA has put together the […]

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