Extramural Research Program Hurricane Sandy Recovery Research Portfolio

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Preparedness and Response Research to Aid Recovery from Hurricane Sandy, FY 13 (RFA-TP-13-001)

Current awards

  • Center of Environmental Health (NCEH)
    Assessing Health Effects and Risk Factors after Hurricane Sandy in NYS
  • Columbia University Health Sciences (NCEH)
    Fungal Exposure in NYC Homes Damaged by Hurricane Sandy and Respiratory Outcomes
  • Columbia University, New York Morningside (OPHPR)
    Evaluation of Public Health Systems Response to Hurricane Sandy in the NYC Area
  • Feinstein Institute for Medical Research (NCEH)
    Development of a Vulnerability Profile of the Psychological Sequelae of Hurricane Sandy
  • Health Research Inc. (OPHPR)
    NYSDOH Hurricane Sandy Recovery: Priority Research Area C – Evaluation of the Public Health Emergency Response System
  • Johns Hopkins University (OPHPR)
    Examining and Enhancing Public Health Workers’ Sense of Efficacy toward Hurricane
  • New Jersey State Department/Health/Senior Services (NCEH)
    Impact on Health and Mental Health Post Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey
  • Public Health Solutions (NCEH)
    Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Morbidity and Mortality in NYC

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
Purpose: The purpose of this FOA is to provide funds from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (P.L. 113-02) to support research in the priority areas (below) to aid recovery from the public health impact of Hurricane Sandy. This research program is within the HHS and CDC overall strategy to build the scientific evidence-base and its application to public health preparedness, response, and recovery practice. Funds will be provided to benefit all or part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared major disaster states, which are: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Eligible applicants and/or co-applicants must be based or have significant operations in one of these states, including the District of Columbia.

AMENDMENT II, RFA-TP-13-001 – dated July 2, 2013
AMENDMENT I, RFA-TP-13-001 – Republished 6/28/13
RFA-TP-13-001 – Published 5/16/13