New York Power Outage (EM-3186)
Incident period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003
Emergency Declaration declared on August 23, 2003
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August 23, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the release of federal emergency funds for New York to help cover part of the costs incurred in responding to last week's statewide power outage.