Each dot within the impacted area of the map reflects the location of a contract awarded under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, which was passed to aid the victims of Sandy. The contract information is updated weekly. As contract, grant, and loan data is collected, it will be added to the map.
The dots appearing outside the impacted area are for products or services bought by states and entities in the impacted area.
The Individual Assistance awards are being made to applicants by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.