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January 12, 2005
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Only a couple of days remain for individuals and business owners in the six New York counties designated for individual assistance to call and apply for state and federal aid to replace losses from the severe storms and floods that ravaged the region last September 16-24. The deadline to call and apply for disaster assistance is January 15, 2005. The eligible counties are Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster.
November 24, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New Yorkers in the six disaster-designated counties (Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster) who sustained damage or losses from Tropical Depression Ivan (Sept. 16 – 24) have just a few days left to apply for state and federal disaster assistance.
November 18, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to assist those who suffered losses and damages as a direct result of the severe storms that occurred Aug. 13- Sept. 16. Starting Friday, November 18, the DRC will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week, except Thanksgiving Day, at the following location: Town Hall 420 Rt. 209 Huguenot, NY 12746
November 17, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today amended its disaster declaration of October 1, 2004 to include the counties of Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Madison, Monroe, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Orange, Orleans, Steuben, Sullivan, Ulster and Wayne eligible for individual disaster assistance.
November 16, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New Yorkers in the six disaster-designated counties (Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster) who sustained damage or losses from Tropical Depression Ivan (Sept. 16 – 24) have until Tuesday, Nov. 30, to apply for state and federal disaster assistance.
November 12, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- State and federal officials announced today that more than $1,263,000 has been distributed in disaster aid to New Yorkers to assist with the recovery from Tropical Depression Ivan.
November 10, 2004
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians who lost income due to the four hurricanes that made landfall in Florida this year may be able to claim unemployment benefits, but time will run out shortly for some workers. There are four different deadline dates, one for each of the declared storms. Hurricane Charley: November 14, 2004 Hurricane Frances: December 6, 2004 Hurricane Ivan: November 19, 2004 Hurricane Jeanne: November 25, 2004
November 8, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Many New York residents remain without flood insurance because they think they are safe from flooding since their home or business has never been flooded. However, for those who live in a low- to moderate-risk area, signing up for an inexpensive Preferred Risk Policy under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) makes sense.
November 5, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- State and federal officials announced today that more than $942,000 has been distributed in disaster aid to New Yorkers to assist with the recovery from Tropical Depression Ivan. The $942,000 was disbursed to renters and homeowners whose primary residence was damaged or destroyed, as well as those who were displaced from their home. The funds will assist victims with: making repairs to their disaster-damaged homes; paying rent for temporary housing; and paying for other lodging expenses if they were displaced from their homes as a result of the disaster.
November 1, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than 1,100 New Yorkers affected by Tropical Depression Ivan have called the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585 to register for disaster assistance and, afterwards, received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Recovery officials are urging everyone who has received such an application to take time to fill it out and return it promptly.

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