New York Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1534)
Incident period: May 13, 2004 to June 17, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 3, 2004
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 10, 2004
ALBANY, N.Y. -- With federal and state disaster aid now in place to pay for nearly 90 percent of the costs incurred by localities related to the severe storms that struck upstate New York in late May and early June, local taxpayers won’t have to shoulder the financial burden on their own.
August 3, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for New York to help state and local governments recover from the effects of a recent series of severe storms.