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  • FEMA Insurance Claim Review Process Explained

    Years after Hurricane Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) started to notify approximately 142,000 people that they may request a review under this program. For those policyholders who want to start the review process immediately, FEMA set up a toll-free telephone number that people can call as well as a website with a downloadable application that can be emailed, faxed, or mailed to FEMA. Content Detail

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    Touro Law Center
  • Flood Insurance Premium Increase Guide

    While this 32-page guide was written for advocates, homeowners will gain important information and insight into managing flood insurance and the increased premiums. If you have questions, contact 917-661-4500. Content Detail

  • Flood Recovery & Insurance

    This resource features consumer-oriented tips on flood insurance for homeowners. It was compiled by non-profit disaster victim advocates in New York, New Jersey, and California that provide pro bono service and have expertise in insurance aspects of flood recovery. This information is based on lessons learned in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and many other flood events. Content Detail

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    Touro Law Center Disaster Relief Clinic
  • FloodSmart.gov

    FloodSmart.gov is the official web site of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Click to learn how flood insurance is different from regular homeowners insurance, why it's important to have protection from the floods from hurricanes and tropical storms, the types of flood insurance offers to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the NFIP, and when buying flood insurance is required if you live in a flood zone. Content Detail

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    The National Flood Insurance Program
  • Hurricane Sandy – Flooding Victims Information FAQ’s

    Answers questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Content Detail

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    Touro Law Center—Hurricane Emergency Assistance & Referral Team (TLC-HEART)
  • Insurance Checklist 1

    This checklist is the first in a series with practical information for victims of Superstorm Sandy. It covers: (1) Notices and related requirements for upcoming insurance deadlines concerning “replacement cost value,” or “RCV.” (2) Notice of loss and damage that might be covered by flood or homeowner policies. (3) How to get your policy, and how to request your claims file. The checklist includes sample language for notices to insurers, and other tips, based on how we have advised our clients. Content Detail

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    Touro Law Center (in collaboration with Greenblatt & Agulnick, PC and David L. Singer, )
  • Insurance Checklist 2

    This checklist provides practical and plain-English information focusing on the flood insurance proof of loss deadline and the flood insurance statute of limitations deadline as well as important tips and information. Content Detail

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    Touro Law Center
  • Use this form letter to request your flood insurance claims file

    This form letter requests your flood insurance claims file, including requesting whether you received any “denial.” Content Detail

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    Touro Law School
  • Who is Required to Carry Flood Insurance and How Much

    This 4-page fact sheet explains the minimum requirements, including for people who received FEMA assistance, SBA loans or Build It Back Assistance as well as people with mortgages. Content Detail

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  • Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART)

    The Jewish Community Center of Staten Island continues to provide disaster case management services to Staten Island residents affected by Superstorm Sandy, as well as host emergency preparedness events for the community. Content Detail

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    Jewish Community Center of Staten Island
  • Energy Assistance

    Here is a list of programs that help people with their utility bills such as for electricity, heat and gas. Go through the programs listed to see which one may apply to you. Content Detail

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    HeartShare Human Services of New York

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