If you've experienced property damage due to the tornado, you may be able to be reimbursed for the money you spent repairing your property.
There is an available claims application: http://www.comptroller.nyc.gov/bureaus/bla/property-damage-loss.pdf
It needs to be filed and sent to Comptroller Liu’s office within 90 days of September 16, 2010. It can be sent to—
Comptroller John Liu
One Centre Street, Room 1225
New York, NY 10007
Tel. (212) 669-3500
Fax. (212) 669-2707