New York Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1710)
Incident period: June 19, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 2, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 17, 2007
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing a helping hand to New York communities, county and state agencies and some private nonprofit organizations that sustained damages during the June 19 storms and flooding. Disasters can affect many different aspects of a community. Bridges may be damaged or destroyed along with highways, public buildings, parks and water treatment plants. Tons of debris can be left or communications and emergency services disrupted.
July 13, 2007
ALBANY, N.Y. -- State and local governments and some private non-profit organizations in Ulster County affected by the June 19 storm and flooding are now eligible for federal disaster assistance, said officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Ulster County's eligibility is an amendment to the July 2 presidential disaster declaration making Public Assistance available to Delaware and Sullivan counties.
July 2, 2007
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for New York.
July 2, 2007
WASHINGTON - 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 on June 19, 2007.