New York Hurricane Floyd (DR-1296)

Incident period: September 16, 1999 to September 18, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 19, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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 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.
October 13, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help residents of Albany, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Schenectady, Ulster and Westchester counties in recovering from Tropical Storm Floyd. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts as of Wednesday, October 13:
October 13, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two more Disaster Recovery Centers will open Thursday for three days to assist victims of Tropical Storm Floyd, state and federal emergency officials said today. In Clarkstown, Rockland County, a recovery center will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 14-16, at Town Hall #2, 10 Maple Avenue, New City.  In Westchester County, a recovery center will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 14-16, at the Paramount East Building (formerly Mason's Hall), 1016 Brown Street, Peekskill.

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Photo of a Project Impact stand at Home Depot Newburgh, NY, November 7, 1999 -- FEMA hazard mitigation experts take the message to the people at the Home Depot store in Newburgh, New York.

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