Alec Hamilton, Assistant Producer, WNYC News
Alec Hamilton is an Assistant Producer in the WNYC newsroom. She produces Morning Edition and starts her work day very, very early.
The deadline has been extended to apply for FEMA assistance for those in counties declared disaster areas in the aftermath of Sandy.
The deadline has been pushed to January 28, 2013. It was originally at the end of the month.
The extension applies to residents in 13 counties including New York City, Long Island and Westchester that are seeking assistance for rent, home repairs, property losses and other Sandy-related needs that are not covered by insurance.
Residents can register online at disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362.