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Two years after Sandy, Disaster Case Managers continue to work behind the scenes to help restore the lives disrupted by the Superstorm.

Paul Weberg, Senior Engineer with FEMA Region II, NY. Photo by Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media News
Paul Weberg, Senior Engineer with FEMA Region II, NY. Photo by Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media News

FEMA Notices on Appealing and Reviewing Claims in the National Flood Insurance Program expected Soon

By the end of April, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is expected to mail notices to all policy holders who filed claims with its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on how to appeal or request a review in light of allegations of fraud and questionable engineering reports that led to underpayments and denials, according to Paul Weberg, Senior Engineer with FEMA Region II in New York.

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Residents of Ortley Beach, NJ watch their home get demolished (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)

MacArthur Alleges FEMA’s Complicity with Insurance Companies

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A bold and surprising assertion about The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from New Jersey's 3rd District (R) Congressman Tom MacArthur. The freshman representative, who's made his fortune in the

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Governor Chris Christie, cabinet and staff tour the coast line to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy followed by a press conference on the boardwalk in Seaside Park. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
Governor Chris Christie, cabinet and staff tour the coast line to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy followed by a press conference on the boardwalk in Seaside Park. on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Lawmakers call for probe into Sandy insurance claim denials

With mounting evidence that hundreds of families in New Jersey and New York had their Superstorm Sandy insurance claims denied because of fraud, U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, along with New York Sens. Kristen Gillibrand and Charles Schumer are calling on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs to hold Congressional oversight hearings to get to the bottom of the situation.

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Highlighting shows how engineer's original language under "deleted" in the right hand margin is replaced by the words "were not" in the revised passage on the left. (Townsquare Media)
Highlighting shows how engineer's original language under "deleted" in the right hand margin is replaced by the words "were not" in the revised passage on the left. (Townsquare Media)

How a 48-minute rewrite deleted support for an NJ couple’s Sandy damage claim

An insurance inspection report on Superstorm Sandy damage to a New Jersey couple's home was extensively rewritten at the engineeering firm's home office, overturning hours of on-site examination in 48 minutes and reversing findings that had supported their claim for coverage.

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FEMA Flood Hazard Map Open House in Toms River, by Tom Mongelli TSM
FEMA Flood Hazard Map Open House in Toms River, by Tom Mongelli TSM

FEMA Flood Map Open Houses Bring Clarity to Ocean County

Some happiness, some disappointment but most of all clarity, is what the nearly 150 people who attended the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Open House felt after reviewing their preliminary Flood

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Ortley Beach, NJ
Residents of Ortley Beach, NJ watch their home get demolished (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Still Fills the Agenda of Toms River’s Mayor

Superstorm Sandy may have occurred two and a half years ago but it continues to dominate the efforts of local shore area officials. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, Superstorm Sandy directly impacted everything Toms River Mayor Tom Kelaher spoke about.

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