Gov Malloy says Super Storm Sandy has resulted in more than $250 M in federeal disaster assistance

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today thanked President Obama and FEMA for approving more than $250 million in federal disaster aid after Super Storm Sandy. Here’s the governor’s breakdown:

  • “12,380 Connecticut residents registered for federal disaster assistance during the application period which ended February 12;
  • $12,068,937 has been approved for housing assistance, including short-term rental assistance and home repair costs;
  • $997,312 has been approved to cover other essential disaster-related needs, such as medical and dental expenses and lost personal possessions;
  • $40,829,200 in low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters, businesses and private nonprofit organizations has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration;
  • $10,969 in Disaster Unemployment Assistance has been approved;
  • $3,529,608 in Public Assistance grants has been obligated to municipalities statewide for Sandy-related expenses; and
  • 4,939 flood insurance claims under the National Flood Insurance Program totaling $195,555,764 have been paid to date.”