News Releases for New York Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1650)

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Monday, July 31, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- "Help us help you by making decisions about your future housing needs," is the message the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has for flood-affected New Yorkers. Do you have...
Friday, July 28, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New Yorkers who receive disaster grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency or New York State will not pay additional taxes, lose their Social Security benefits or other...
Friday, July 28, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- State and federal officials report that more than $40.3 million in disaster aid has been approved for New Yorkers affected by the June flooding. More than 11,000 have registered for...
Thursday, July 27, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New York State officials warn flood victims to be especially alert to fraud during the recovery process. The most common types of...
Wednesday, July 26, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has set up "self-service," home repair information centers in hardware stores in Little Falls, Herkimer, Richfield Springs, and...
Tuesday, July 25, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- State and federal officials announced that nearly $30 million in disaster aid has been approved for homeowners, renters and businesses. Thus far, $16.2 million has been approved for...
Monday, July 24, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N. Y. -- Federal and State officials urge flood-affected residents to ask for and check the identification (ID) of any inspector, loss verifier, contractor or other personnel who may visit...
Monday, July 24, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- As New Yorkers continue to clear away the damage from June's destructive floods, homeowners, builders, and contractors will get a chance to learn how to prepare for future disasters...
Friday, July 21, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- According to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials, the best source for information following a disaster is federal, State and voluntary agencies. Commonly asked...
Friday, July 21, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N. Y. -- In coordination with State and local governments, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has activated its travel trailer program for New York communities hard hit by the June...
Thursday, July 20, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- State and federal officials have approved more than $16.2 million in disaster aid for homeowners, renters and businesses. More than $12.2 million has been approved for disaster...
Thursday, July 20, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Flood victims, who did not receive a loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA), may be referred to FEMA’s Other Needs Assistance program to help with disaster-related...
Thursday, July 20, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has initiated a program, in coordination with State and local governments, to provide travel trailers to New York communities hard hit...
Wednesday, July 19, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than $1.7 million in low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration is going to New Yorkers who suffered damages from the record-setting June floods. Federal...
Wednesday, July 19, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Federal and State disaster recovery officials advise those affected by the severe storms and flooding that began on June 26, and who are receiving disaster aid, to use the money...
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The goal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) disaster housing program is to provide financial assistance to aid flood victims in addressing their needs for temporary...
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N. Y. -- State and federal officials have approved more than $11.6 million in disaster aid for homeowners, renters and businesses. The flow of these funds enables disaster victims to begin...
Monday, July 17, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N. Y. -- A disaster-information Helpline is available to New York residents who have already applied for disaster aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The FEMA Helpline...
Monday, July 17, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- After the devastating floods in Broome County, government and non-profit agencies joined with faith-based and community organizations to bring a coordinated disaster response to...
Saturday, July 15, 2006 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- To date, more than $7 million has been approved for federal disaster housing while the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of New York continue to work together...

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