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September 14, 2000
News Release
Albany, NY -- Greene County is now eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance for debris and emergency protective services and to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms and flooding, disaster recovery officials announced today. Marianne C. Jackson of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated Greene County eligible for the Public Assistance Program following a review of additional information regarding damages that occurred from May 3 through Aug. 12.
September 13, 2000
News Release
Albany, NY -- Flood Alert, a series of mini-workshops has been scheduled for the week of Sept. 18-22 across New York State. The seminars are designed for building and code enforcement officials, insurance agents, insurance adjusters, building contractors, real estate professionals, floodplain managers, and all other interested citizens. Community officials will be offered the opportunity to review community compliance issues while discussing the community role in floodplain management, especially making repairs after a flood.
August 25, 2000
News Release
Albany, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (NYSEMO) announced today an expansion of the assistance available because of this year's storms and flooding. At the request of Gov. George E. Pataki, FEMA today took the following actions:
August 17, 2000
News Release
Albany, NY -- Many New York homeowners and renters have discovered in recent years that flood damage is not covered by most homeowners' insurance policies. Flood insurance is the only way for homeowners to protect themselves against ruinous flood losses according to Marianne C. Jackson of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
August 2, 2000
News Release
Albany, NY -- Individual taxpayers who sustained losses as a result of the severe storms and flooding between May 3 and June 30 in New York may be able to get tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
August 1, 2000
News Release
Albany, NY -- Nine more New York counties now are eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance for debris and emergency protective services and to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms and flooding, disaster recovery officials announced today.
July 21, 2000
News Release
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that President Clinton has approved the use of federal disaster funds to help local governments in New York State recover from the effects of a series of severe storms that began earlier this year.
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