New York Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1665)

Incident period: October 12, 2006 to October 25, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 24, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 1, 2006
News Release
Buffalo, N.Y. -- Watch out for scam artists, warn officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO).
October 31, 2006
News Release
Buffalo, N.Y. -- Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are conducting damage assessments for homeowners and renters in Erie, Genesee, Niagara and Orleans counties. This inspection is an important step in the recovery process and will help speed disaster assistance to those whose property was damaged as a result of the severe storms of October 12 and 13.
October 24, 2006
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of New York to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding during the period of October 12-13, 2006, and continuing.

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