Rebuilding lives and homes after the storm's devastation

Mar 14, 2014

Demo Work For Superstorm Sandy Buyout Program Begins

Demo Work For Superstorm Sandy Buyout Program Begins

Nearly 16 months after Sandy struck, New Jersey has demolished the first flood-damaged home under a Sandy buyout program. It's happening in Sayreville, where dozens of flood-damaged homes are scheduled...

Nov 7, 2013

Help Sandy Victims

Help Sandy Victims

Hundreds of thousands of Sandy evacuees are in emergency shelters with their loved ones. Help the Red Cross help them.

Mar 14, 2014

Sandy Victims Must Pay Rent at NJ Fort, Trailers

Sandy Victims Must Pay Rent at NJ Fort, Trailers

Fifty-seven families displaced by Sandy still living on a former Army installation near the New Jersey shore or in government-supplied mobile homes will be able to stay for the summer, but they'll have to start...

Mar 3, 2014

Staten Island Sandy Victims Unleash on New Mayor

Staten Island Sandy Victims Unleash on New Mayor

Mayor de Blasio is beginning to bear the brunt of frustrations from New Yorkers still waiting for Sandy rebuilding money. Marc Santia reports.

Feb 21, 2014

NJ Sandy Victims Frustrated Over FEMA Rule to Apply For Aid

NJ Sandy Victims Frustrated Over FEMA Rule to Apply For Aid

Sandy victims can apply to FEMA for aid to fix their hurricane damaged homes but the Federal Emergency Management Agency requires them to stop doing any rebuilding work during the application

Feb 12, 2014

Criticism of Ads a Theme at Sandy Aid Meeting

Criticism of Ads a Theme at Sandy Aid Meeting

Speakers at a Wednesday night hearing on the next round of Sandy aid were especially passionate on one front: Ditch the "Stronger Than The Storm" advertising campaign or at least pay for it some other way.

Jan 16, 2014

Christie's Appearance on Jersey Shore Disappoints Sandy Victims

Christie's Appearance on Jersey Shore Disappoints Sandy Victims

Despite the GWB controversy, Gov. Christie says his commitment to New Jersey's recovery from Sandy is still top of mind for him. He met with storm victims along the Jersey Shore Thursday, but some residents left...

Jan 9, 2014

Biden, Cuomo Urge Smarter Rebuilding Rebuilding After Sandy

Biden, Cuomo Urge Smarter Rebuilding Rebuilding After Sandy

Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo say New York and the nation's other coastal states have to rebuild against severe storms and flooding that are likely in the future.

Dec 23, 2013

Queens Playground Dedicated to Sandy Hook Victim

Queens Playground Dedicated to Sandy Hook Victim

A new playground in Brooklyn's hurricane-battered Breezy Point neighborhood has been dedicated to the memory of a school psychologist killed in the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

Dec 23, 2013

I-Team Exclusive: Sandy Contractor Complaints

I-Team Exclusive: Sandy Contractor Complaints

A handful of Sandy victims on Staten Island complained to the News 4 I-Team about their contractor. They say he happily took their money, but dropped the ball when it came to fixing their damaged

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Sandy Scams

If you have questions about a contractor, want to report price gouging, scams or insurance problems, contact consumer reporter Lynda Baquero. Contact Lynda Baquero and the consumer team at 866-NEWS- 244 (Press 2 for consumer unit) or Consumerhelp@nbcuni.com. She'll get you the information, help and results you need.
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