News Releases for New York Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1899)

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Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 00:00
Albany, N.Y. -- Bayville, located on the northernmost tip of Nassau County, escaped storm damage from the March nor’easter because of Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 00:00
Albany, N.Y. -- Federal and state officials today announced that the incident period of the severe storms has been re-opened to cover the period from March 13 - March 31, 2010 and three additonal...
Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 00:00
Albany, N.Y.  -- This past March, Playland Amusement Park, a National Historic Landmark located in the City of Rye in Westchester County, was damaged by a Nor'easter that ripped through parts of New...
Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 00:00
Albany, N.Y. -- As the days get longer and warmer, State and Federal emergency management officials warn that extreme heat can be very dangerous and in some instances even fatal, so it is important...
Monday, June 14, 2010 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Over the past nine years, the Town of Cornwall has averted damage in flood prone areas by performing preventative work funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA)...
Friday, June 11, 2010 - 00:00
Albany, N.Y. --By taking some common sense steps now, you can reduce damage to your home and property from high winds, flooding and fire, say state and federal emergency management officials. Some...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. – State and Federal emergency management professionals encourage individuals and families to be ready in case there is an emergency.  Every one should have a plan – know what to do and...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. - Being prepared for an emergency is everyone’s responsibility. If you are elderly or have disabilities or special needs, careful planning is essential to survive a tornado, flood, fire...
Friday, April 16, 2010 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warrantedunder President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for New York. Assistance for...
Friday, April 16, 2010 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- 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...
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