Hurricane Sandy Information

Hurricane Sandy Information

The Department has established a toll-free Hurricane Sandy Hotline (1-855-385-9985) and Hurricane Sandy email address (

The purposes of the hotline and email address are to provide answers to questions, make references to helpful resources, and share information.

ED is working closely with other federal agencies, such as FEMA, HHS, and USDA, to ensure continuation of critical services to students, families, and educators and the restoration of the learning environment.

Guidance for Schools Addressing Federal Programs


Disaster Distress Helpline

Financial Recovery Information

Education Supports for Homeless Children and Youth

Restoring Education Facilities

Creating Continuity of Teaching and Learning during Prolonged School Closures

Student Loans and Financial Aid

Teaching and Learning Resources

Restoring the Teaching and Learning Environment