New York Ice Storm (DR-1467)
Incident period: April 3, 2003 to April 5, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 12, 2003
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
May 20, 2003
Albany, NY -- Federal and state disaster recovery officials urge victims of the April 3-5 ice storm in Cayuga, Monroe, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, Seneca and Wayne counties to register now for disaster assistance programs by calling a toll-free number teleregistration/helpline, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The hearing and/or speech impaired can call the TTY number, 1-800-462-7585.
May 12, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for New York to help people and communities recover from the effects of a crippling ice storm that struck the central and western parts of the state last month.