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.
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.
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
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.
Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.
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Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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*|