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Post-Sandy Victims Given Extra Time to Apply for Aid

According to the Associated Press, the deadline for Superstorm Sandy victims in New York City, Nassau, Westchester, Orange, Suffolk, Rockland, Putnam, Sullivan and Ulster counties has been extended to January 28, 2013 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Aid will take the form of rent assistance, recompensation for the loss of personal property or important home repairs, and other funds.

Victims can apply for aid at www.disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585.

About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.


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