New York Snowstorm (EM-3268)
Incident period: October 12, 2006 to October 25, 2006
Emergency Declaration declared on October 15, 2006
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 19, 2006
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Federal government is working on a wide front to assist state and local agencies in Western New York to recover from the surprise October snowstorm, according to Federal Coordinating Officer Peter Martinasco of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Among the initiatives underway are:
October 15, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal aid has been made available to supplement state and local response efforts in the area struck by a lake effect snowstorm on October 12, 2006, and continuing.