superstorm Sandy

Sandy Help
5:18 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Alabama EMA Workers Helping In New York

Ala. EMA Director Art Faulkner says a nine-member team has been sent to New York to aid with Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts.
Credit http://www.ema.alabama.gov / Alabama Emergency Management Agency

A nine-member team from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency is helping in New York with the recovery effort from Superstorm Sandy.


State EMA Director Art Faulkner said EMA teams from all over the country helped Alabama after the killer tornadoes in April 2011, and Alabama is pleased to return the favor.


The Alabama group is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Joint Field Office in Queens. They are expected to return to Alabama on Nov. 27.


Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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Superstorm-Utility Crews
4:46 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Ala. Utility Crew Returns Home

A Decatur Utilities crew claims it had to affiliate with a union to help with the recovery effort after Superstorm Sandy.
Credit Nathan Reed / Flickr

An Alabama utility crew heading to New Jersey has returned home, claiming it had to affiliate with a union to help with the recovery effort after Superstorm Sandy. But union officials, a New Jersey utility company and the governor say they were are mistaken.

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Huntsville Utilities
5:07 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Huntsville Utilities Crews Responding To Sandy

Huntsville Utilities is sending employees north to help with recovery efforts related to superstorm Sandy.
Credit Nathan Reed / Flickr

Huntsville Utilities is sending employees north to help with the superstorm Sandy recovery efforts.


The city-owned utility is talking with organizations that coordinate power restoration following major storms to determine where the local workers are needed most.


Utility spokesman Bill Yell says two three-person bucket crews and a three-person pole-setting crew will be heading out to help, most likely in the Washington, D.C., area.

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