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New York Severe Storms (DR-1335)

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Incident period: May 03, 2000 to August 12, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 21, 2000


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:

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $31,020,492.12 $4,053,927.92 $26,379,603.98
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 06:33 (Updated daily)

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