News Releases for New York Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1589)

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Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 00:00
Albany, N.Y. -- Persons falsely claiming to be government recovery officials have been knocking on doors in disaster-affected areas asking people for large sums of money to register them for disaster...
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Office announce the closing of the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Cortland County at 6 p.m. Friday...
Monday, May 23, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- When a gentleman of advanced years went to his local home supply store in Broome County to purchase items to repair his flood-damaged home, he didn’t know he would be leaving with...
Monday, May 23, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the state, has amended the major disaster declaration for New York to include Public Assistance for Otsego County....
Friday, May 20, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York residents affected by the April 2-4 storms and floods may be eligible for various forms of tax relief that could lessen some losses, federal and state recovery officials said...
Friday, May 20, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York residents and business owners in the eleven disaster-declared counties who sustained damage from the April 2-4 severe storms and floods have one month to apply for disaster...
Friday, May 20, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Home and property losses due to the recent storms and floods caused a number of difficulties for New Yorkers. For many, another problem surfaced when they lost their livelihood as...
Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- In the one month since the disaster declaration was issued on April 19, at the request of New York Governor George E. Pataki, $5,542,962 in individual and household assistance has...
Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) tele-registration hours have changed to Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice. Homeowners, renters and business...
Wednesday, May 18, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Community relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), after first meeting with county emergency managers and local officials, are going door-to-door to...
Tuesday, May 17, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Following the recent severe April storms and flooding, many residents who applied for disaster assistance found they were issued a U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan...
Tuesday, May 17, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Information on the status of disaster assistance for those who have already registered is just a phone call away. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) toll-free Helpline...
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State Emergency Management Office officials continue response and recovery efforts for those affected by the severe storms and flooding...
Friday, May 13, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Monday, May 16 in Delaware County. The Delaware County DRC will be located at the fire station in Downsville at 15166...
Friday, May 13, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Applying for assistance after a disaster should be as stress free as possible. If you suffered damages resulting from the storms and floods of April 2-4, a few guidelines can help in...
Friday, May 13, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y -- In the days and weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors concerning recovery help. Disaster officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The joint state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are great places to get answers to your questions during your disaster recovery, after you have applied for assistance....
Tuesday, May 10, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will have another Building Supply Outreach Partnership with a home supply store in...
Tuesday, May 10, 2005 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended the major disaster declaration for New York to include Public Assistance for the counties of Cayuga, Chautauqua, Columbia,...
Tuesday, May 10, 2005 - 00:00
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced today that the FEMA teleregistration and Helpline number will have new hours. The 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) number is now...

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