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.
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.
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.
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
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