New York Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1589)

Incident period: April 2, 2005 to April 4, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 19, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 26, 2005
News Release
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 Delaware County at 6 p.m. Friday. Until tomorrow, the Delaware County DRC is at the Downsville Fire Station, 15166 State Highway 30, 14755.
May 26, 2005
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- In cooperation with the State Emergency Management Office, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA will participate in the New York Home Safety Council's Safety Saturday, June 4, at the Lowe's home supply stores in Glenmont in Albany County and Binghamton in Broome County.
May 26, 2005
News Release
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 Niagara County.
May 25, 2005
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Since the disaster declaration was issued on April 19, at the request of New York Governor George E. Pataki, $6,184,537 in individual and household assistance has been approved for distribution to applicants who suffered damages during the early April storms and flooding in the eleven counties declared for individual assistance. Individual and Households Program The Individual and Households Program includes housing assistance and Other Needs Assistance.
May 24, 2005
News Release
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. All other DRCs will have new hours. Beginning Wednesday, May 25, the DRCs will be open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until further notice. All DRCs will be closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 30.
May 24, 2005
News Release
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 assistance, according to reports received by officials overseeing the recovery efforts.

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