Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge and strong winds severely damaged LIPA’s infrastructure throughout Long Island. More than 90% of customers reported power outages. DMS is providing Program Management Consulting Services for FEMA and CDBG compliance, to assist LIPA in implementing their recovery efforts. DMS is integrating LIPA’s internal management with other entities involved in the project, to fulfill all objectives according to the established timeline. As always, DMS is focused on maximizing available funding, while achieving FEMA’s grant requirements, reaching a 20% decrease in loss of service and a 29% reduction in physical damages resulting from future events.