Sec. Donovan Will Lead Hurricane Sandy Redevelopment Efforts

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, center, listens as President Barack Obama delivers a statement to the press after a walking tour of Hurricane Sandy storm damage in Staten Island, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012. The President announced Sec. Donovan will lead Hurricane Sandy redevelopment efforts under the National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF), working closely with state and local officials in New Jersey and New York to coordinate Federal support as they design and implement individual redevelopment plans. Joining the President, from left, are: Mike Byrne, team leader for the FEMA National Incident Management Assistance Team; Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.; and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)