New York Winter Storm (EM-3136)

Incident period: January 1, 1999 to January 15, 1999
Emergency Declaration declared on January 15, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

March 9, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- St. Lawrence County has been added to the list of New York State counties eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to help pay for emergency measures taken during heavy snowstorms in the first two weeks of January, according to federal and state emergency management officials.
February 12, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Lewis County has been added to the list of New York State counties eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to help pay for emergency measures taken during heavy snowstorms in the first two weeks of January, according to federal and state emergency management officials.
January 29, 1999
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Five additional New York counties now are eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to help pay for emergency measures taken during heavy snowstorms in the first two weeks of January, according to federal and state emergency management officials. The counties are Cattaraugus, Genesee, Jefferson, Orleans and Wyoming.
January 15, 1999
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal relief funds were made available today for snowbound communities in three western New York State counties under an emergency declaration issued for the state by President Clinton, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Director James Lee Witt said the President took the action this afternoon following a review of the agency's analysis of the state's request for federal assistance submitted yesterday. The state has been dealing with the ongoing effects of severe winter weather since January 1.
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