New York Tropical Depression Ivan (DR-1565)

Incident period: September 16, 2004 to September 24, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 1, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 20, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York residents who have applied for disaster assistance, from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to recover from Tropical Depression Ivan may have some questions about the letter they receive from FEMA.
October 19, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) want to remind Tropical Storm Ivan victims that low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are not just for businesses but also are available for residents in the disaster-designated counties of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster.
October 19, 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 closing of the two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Sullivan County, one DRC in Delaware County and another in Broome County. Nearly 400 visitors have visited the centers which have successfully served those who needed disaster recovery information.
October 18, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Even during a cool fall month such as October, New York residents whose homes and businesses have been water damaged as a result of Tropical Storm Ivan may find themselves facing the growth of mold and mildew.
October 15, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the New York Emergency Management Office (SEMO) and voluntary agencies continue to help New Yorkers recover from the recent severe storms and floods. More than $630,000 in disaster assistance has reached affected residents to meet their most basic disaster recovery needs. As of today, nearly 1,000 people have applied for assistance and 84 percent of inspections have been completed. Inspectors have been responding on an average of four days to registered applicants.
October 14, 2004
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Residents living in any one of the six disaster designated counties affected by Hurricane Ivan may need to have their homes or businesses inspected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) or insurance companies. FEMA inspectors are currently visiting homes in the counties of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster. FEMA contract inspectors work by appointment only. They record damages but do not determine eligibility, and they never charge a fee.

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