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 18, 2005
News Release
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 owners in declared counties who suffered loss or damage from the April 2-4 severe storms and floods are urged to register for federal and state assistance at the toll-free number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). For those who may have a hearing or speech impairment, call (TTY) 1-800-462-7585.
May 18, 2005
News Release
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 make sure anyone affected by the April 2-4 storms and floods will get the federal and state assistance to which they are entitled.
May 17, 2005
News Release
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 application although they were not business owners.
May 17, 2005
News Release
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 is available for those who have questions. Also, callers may update or check the status of their application for assistance from the severe storms and flooding of April 2-4. Helpline personnel are trained and able to answer most questions applicants have about assistance. If they can not answer a question, they will refer the caller to applicable agencies or organizations.
May 16, 2005
News Release
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 of April 2-4.
May 13, 2005
News Release
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 the application process: All registrations are received through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) toll free number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY, 1-800-462-7585 for the speech or hearing impaired. Call the number and register right away. When you call, a FEMA representative will explain the types of assistance available.

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