New York Earthquake (DR-1415)

Incident period: April 20, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 16, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 25, 2002
News Release
Albany, NY -- Today there was an aftershock in the AuSable Forks vicinity, the same area where an earthquake occurred on April 20th. Assistance is still available to those in the six upstate New York counties (Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren and Washington) who were affected by the April 20th earthquake and those who may have been affected by today's aftershock, according to Federal Coordinating Officer Marianne C. Jackson of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 14, 2002
News Release
Albany, NY -- Federal and state disaster assistance to those affected by the April 20 Ausable Forks earthquake in six upstate New York counties (Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren and Washington counties) has reached more than $2 million, according to Federal Coordinating Officer Marianne C. Jackson of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Following is a summary of the ongoing state/federal recovery programs to date:
June 13, 2002
News Release
Albany, NY -- As people in upstate New York begin to rebuild and repair their property after the April 20 AuSable Forks earthquake, state and federal officials are calling for residents and businesses in the area to plan ahead for the next one.
June 10, 2002
News Release
Albany, NY -- Individuals who suffered damage to their property in the April 20 AuSable Forks earthquake and then registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are being urged to complete and return their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan applications.
June 6, 2002
News Release
Albany, NY -- Federal and state disaster assistance to those affected by the April 20 Ausable Forks earthquake in six upstate New York counties (Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren and Washington counties) has reached more than $1.4 million, according to Federal Coordinating Officer Marianne C. Jackson of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Following is a summary of the ongoing state/federal recovery programs to date:
June 6, 2002
News Release
Albany, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center on Tuesday, June 11, 2002 to serve those affected by the April 20 AuSable Forks earthquake. The Center's location and hours of operation are as follows: Conference Room Town Center Old Post Road Lake George, New York 12845

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