New York Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm (DR-1957)

Incident period: December 26, 2010 to December 27, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 18, 2011

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March 14, 2011
News Release
LATHAM, N.Y. -- Federal assistance is now available in two additional New York counties to help with the cost of digging out from the snowstorm, Dec. 26 – 27, 2010. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today Public Assistance – aid to state and local governments, schools and certain private nonprofits – is available in Bronx and Queens counties. The two counties were added to the Major Disaster Declaration made by President Obama in mid-February.
February 18, 2011
News Release
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to New York to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of December 26-27, 2010.
February 18, 2011
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 State and Eligible Local Governments Can Include as Required:


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  • New York, FEMA-1957-DR (PDF 21KB)
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