HEAT ALERT

Heat advisory issued for Connecticut through 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Sandy victims meet with FEMA officials in Fairfield

Hurricane Sandy victims had the chance to meet with representatives from FEMA today as the agency opened a temporary center this afternoon in Fairfield. FEMA will open another center Thursday in Norwalk

News 12 Staff

Nov 13, 2012, 12:25 AM

Updated 4,263 days ago

Share:

Hurricane Sandy victims had the chance to meet with representatives from FEMA today as the agency opened a temporary center this afternoon in Fairfield.
FEMA will open another center Thursday in Norwalk at City Hall to help residents hit hard by Sandy.
The center in Fairfield is located at the Public Health Nurses' building behind the Fairfield Senior Center at 100 Mona Terrace.
FEMA officials say those affected should apply online first before coming to the center to find out whether they qualify for federal assistance.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $411 million in aid for Hurricane Sandy victims in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.
The Fairfield FEMA center will be open through Wednesday. To apply, visit FEMA's website at DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362.


More from News 12
1:23
HEAT ALERT: Feels-like temps to hit 102 degrees today, thunderstorms expected this afternoon

HEAT ALERT: Feels-like temps to hit 102 degrees today, thunderstorms expected this afternoon

0:24
Two people missing after jumping from Candlewood Lake boat

Two people missing after jumping from Candlewood Lake boat

1:55
Experts share tips to staying cool and safe in the heat

Experts share tips to staying cool and safe in the heat

1:54
Bridgeport extends city's hot weather emergency; several cooling centers opened throughout city

Bridgeport extends city's hot weather emergency; several cooling centers opened throughout city

0:44
Mosquitoes trapped in Old Greenwich test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes trapped in Old Greenwich test positive for West Nile virus

0:12
Officials: No one injured in Fairfield bus fire

Officials: No one injured in Fairfield bus fire

2:43
Stamford man retells his eyewitness account of Trump rally shooting

Stamford man retells his eyewitness account of Trump rally shooting

2:25
After Trump shooting, CT delegates say they feel safe at Republican National Convention

After Trump shooting, CT delegates say they feel safe at Republican National Convention

2:26
Commuters react to attempted assassination of former President Trump

Commuters react to attempted assassination of former President Trump

1:55
'We're working to make kindness a contact sport.' Hockey Showcase honors memory of Darien skater

'We're working to make kindness a contact sport.' Hockey Showcase honors memory of Darien skater

0:30
Hawinton man faces manslaughter charges in girlfriend's death

Hawinton man faces manslaughter charges in girlfriend's death

0:36
Former state representative and candidate apologizes for Trump shooting meme

Former state representative and candidate apologizes for Trump shooting meme

3:30
Trump heads to convention as authorities investigate motive, security in assassination attempt

Trump heads to convention as authorities investigate motive, security in assassination attempt

2:14
Don't be caught in the dark: Are you ready to power through hurricane season?

Don't be caught in the dark: Are you ready to power through hurricane season?

5:30
In prime-time address, Biden warns of election-year rhetoric, saying ‘it’s time to cool it down’

In prime-time address, Biden warns of election-year rhetoric, saying ‘it’s time to cool it down’

0:31
Sen. Blumenthal on Trump assassination attempt: 'Political violence is absolutely unacceptable'

Sen. Blumenthal on Trump assassination attempt: 'Political violence is absolutely unacceptable'

2:07
A look back at US political violence that changed history

A look back at US political violence that changed history

4:10
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Trump rally attendee gives his eyewitness account of the shooting

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Trump rally attendee gives his eyewitness account of the shooting

1:52
Law enforcement experts assess security failure at Trump rally

Law enforcement experts assess security failure at Trump rally

2:37
Security increased at Trump Tower following rally shooting

Security increased at Trump Tower following rally shooting