New York Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding (DR-1692)

Incident period: April 14, 2007 to April 18, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 24, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 11, 2007
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than $1 Million in grants has been approved for Suffolk County, under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program. Suffolk was one of 13 counties approved for PA grants for disaster-related damage from the April nor?easter. The program reimburses eligible state agencies, municipalities, and certain private non-profit organizations that provide essential services of a governmental nature.
July 11, 2007
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than $45 million in individual assistance (IA) grants and public assistance (PA) funding has been approved for 14 New York counties that sustained damage during the April 14-18 nor'easter.
July 11, 2007
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than $500,000 in grants has been approved for Essex County, under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program. Essex was one of 13 counties approved for PA grants for disaster-related damage from the April nor’easter. The program reimburses eligible state agencies, municipalities, and certain private non-profit organizations that provide essential services of a governmental nature.
July 5, 2007
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than $1 million in grants have been obligated to Westchester County, under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program. Westchester was one of 13 counties approved for PA grants for disaster-related damage from the April nor'easter. The program reimburses eligible state agencies, municipalities, Native American Tribal Organizations, and certain private non-profit organizations that provide essential services of a governmental nature.
June 29, 2007
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two months after the April nor'easter resulted in a federal disaster declaration, families, individuals, and business owners who were adversely affected by the storm have received more than $37.3 million in assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the State of New York, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). "Residents of the counties affected by the nor'easter have made tremendous strides to return life and property to normal conditions," said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Marianne C. Jackson.
June 27, 2007
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $1 million in Public Assistance (PA) funds to help New York counties repair flood damage and rebuild infrastructure damaged or destroyed in the April nor'easter. This represents 75 percent of the cost of approved public assistance projects. The remaining 25 percent will be paid by the State of New York.

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