New York Severe Winter Storm (DR-1827)

Incident period: December 11, 2008 to December 31, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 4, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 15, 2009
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Help is on the way for some private non-profit organizations in nine New York counties affected by the December 2008 ice storm. Some 30 non-profits applied for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under a major disaster declaration approved by President Obama in early March. The declaration triggered FEMA's Public Assistance program, covering 75 percent of eligible emergency costs for debris removal, emergency services and permanent work to repair damaged infrastructure.
June 11, 2009
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded another $9 million in the latest round of federal disaster funding to nine New York counties that suffered damages from the December 2008 ice storm. The total aid to date is now more than $11 million. The New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) and FEMA provide the following summary of assistance approved as of June 10, 2009:
April 29, 2009
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- In the latest round of announcements, federal disaster aid now tops $2 million for nine New York counties that suffered damages from the December 2008 ice storm. The New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provide the following summary of assistance approved as of April 27, 2009:
April 22, 2009
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The December 2008 ice storm gave New York State an opportunity to encourage counties and towns eligible for federal disaster aid for the removal of ice storm debris to "go green." New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Region 5 representatives Marc Migliore and Gus Carayiannis heard from many communities in Saratoga and Washington counties, right after the storm, wanting permission to dispose of the vegetative debris.
April 15, 2009
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than $878,000 in federal disaster aid is on its way to communities in nine New York counties that suffered damages from the December 2008 ice storm. This is the first round of funding announced, with more aid to follow as eligible projects receive approval.
March 4, 2009
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for New York. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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