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December 6, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Friday, Dec. 17, is the last day for homeowners, renters and business owners who had damage as a result of Tropical Storm Floyd in September in 11 New York counties to apply for disaster assistance, according to Federal Coordinating Officer Marianne C. Jackson and State Coordinating Officer Edward F. Jacoby, Jr. As the request of Gov. George E. Pataki, Albany, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Schenectady, Ulster and Westchester counties were declared disaster areas by President Clinton following Tropical Storm Floyd in September.
November 17, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Operating hours for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll free registration line and the disaster information Helpline are changing as of Monday, November 22. According to Marianne C. Jackson, federal coordinating officer for New York, both lines will be available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, but will be closed on Sunday. In addition, the lines will not be in operation on Thanksgiving, November 25, but will reopen on Friday, November 26.
November 12, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The deadline for New Yorkers to apply for federal/state assistance in the wake of Tropical Storm Floyd has been extended to December 17. Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Washington approved the deadline extension this afternoon, following a request from Gov. George E. Pataki.
October 28, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Nassau and Suffolk counties are now are eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to help pay for debris and emergency protective services and to help repair or replace infrastructure damaged by Tropical Storm Floyd, disaster recovery officials announced today. Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer Jerry Dobinson designated the two counties eligible for the Public Assistance Program following a review of additional information regarding emergency activities and damages that occurred during the storm.
October 22, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Three FEMA/New York State Disaster Recovery Centers, which have been bringing face-to-face information to victims of Tropical Storm Floyd in Rockland, Putnam and Westchester counties will close by Oct. 30. Disaster assistance applicants will still be able get information about their application through the FEMA Disaster Assistance HELPLINE: 1-800-525-0321. The centers have been operating from several locations in the counties since Oct. 1. The schedule for the final week of operation is as follows:
October 19, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two Disaster Recovery Centers will open Thursday for three days to help victims of Tropical Storm Floyd, state and federal emergency officials said today. In Westchester County, a new center will open at the Fairview Greenburgh Community Center, Second Level, 32 Manhattan Avenue, White Plains. In Rockland County, the center is opening at Town Hall #2, 10 Maple Avenue, New City. Both centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, October 21-23.
October 19, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Residents of New York State who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only four more weeks to apply. Wednesday, November 17, is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, federal and state disaster recovery officials said today.
October 19, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two Disaster Recovery Centers will open Thursday for three days to help victims of Tropical Storm Floyd, state and federal emergency officials said today. In Westchester County, a new center will open at the Fairview Greenburgh Community Center, Second Level, 32 Manhattan Avenue, White Plains. In Rockland County, the center is opening at Town Hall #2, 10 Maple Avenue, New City. Both centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, October 21-23.
October 16, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Central School District has been sent a first payment of $120,375 for emergency repair of flood damages caused by Tropical Storm Floyd, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) announced today.
October 14, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- With winter just around a bend in the calendar, homeowners who were hammered by Tropical Storm Floyd should make sure their home heating systems are restored to good working order, state and federal disaster officials suggested today. And there may be more help available for people facing extensive furnace repairs.

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