New York Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding (DR-1486)
Incident period: July 21, 2003 to August 13, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 29, 2003
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 2, 2003
Syracuse, NY -- Homeowners, renters and business owners that suffered damage during the series of severe summer storms will have a final opportunity to meet face-to-face with federal disaster experts this Friday and Saturday as they return to the area for a two-day stop. Staff from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will establish a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Village of Angelica Offices, 21 Peacock Hill Road. The center will be open on Friday from 12 noon to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
September 30, 2003
Syracuse, NY -- New York State residents who were affected by the severe storms, floods and tornadoes that occurred between July 21 and August 13, 2003, have until October 28, 2003 to apply for the federal and state disaster aid programs triggered when President Bush declared a major disaster August 29, 2003, at the request of Governor George E. Pataki.
September 27, 2003
Syracuse, NY -- Federal and State disaster experts will brief local officials on the Public Assistance program authorized by President Bush for 15 New York counties after a series of severe summer storms caused widespread flooding and spawned multiple tornadoes between July 21 and August 13, 2003.
September 26, 2003
Syracuse, NY -- Homeowners, Renters And Business Owners Who Suffered Damages In The severe summer storms can meet face-to-face with disaster experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) at three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) scheduled to open this weekend. A complete list of the available Disaster Recovery Centers is attached.
September 23, 2003
Syracuse, NY - Local government entities and certain private non-profit organizations in Madison, Sullivan and Wyoming counties are now eligible to recover costs they incurred while dealing with the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that ravaged New York State between July 21 and August 13, federal and state officials announced today.
September 22, 2003
Syracuse, NY -- More than $1 million has been approved for victims of the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that struck New York State between July 21 and August 13, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. That aid has already been provided to 1369 households in the form of grants.