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Governor’s office of storm recovery (GOSR)

New York City

The New York City Region has 15 NY Rising Communities, distributed over all five boroughs that sustained damage due to Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene. Six Communities are in Queens, six are in Brooklyn, one is in Manhattan, one is in the Bronx, and one is in Staten Island. The NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program was formed to provide rebuilding and revitalization assistance to communities severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene, and Tropical Storm Lee. The NYC Recovery Site provides information for individuals living and working in communities impacted by these severe storms.

$15.8 Billion

in economic output from the new jobs