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New York Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1534)

Incident period: May 13, 2004 to June 17, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 03, 2004

News

October 29, 2004 - News Release

ALBANY, N. Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that only two days after President Bush signed an appropriations bill for ongoing disaster projects, more than $6.3 million has been approved for Public Assistance projects. These funds are approved for the repair, restoration, reconstruction, or replacement of public facilities and infrastructure damaged as a result of the severe storms and flooding that occurred May 13 through June 17, 20004.

October 22, 2004 - News Release

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that only two days after President Bush signed an appropriations bill for ongoing disaster projects, more than $3.6 million has been approved for Public Assistance projects. These funds are approved for the repair, restoration, reconstruction, or replacement of public facilities and infrastructure damaged as a result of the severe storms and flooding that occurred May 13 through June 17, 20004.

October 9, 2004 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces several changes to the agency’s website at in an effort to provide up-to-date, importance information for those recovering from all of the recent hurricanes and storm.

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 $18,461,262.75 $692,710.15 $16,073,397.04
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 06:45 (Updated daily)

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