New York Hurricane Irene (EM-3328)
DESIGNATIONS AND TYPES OF ASSISTANCE
The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, FEMA is authorized to provide emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program at 75 percent federal funding. This emergency declaration has been amended as indicated below in bold.
This assistance is for the counties of Bronx, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Schoharie, Suffolk Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties.
OTHER: Additional designations may be made at a later date after if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further evaluation.
Note: This is an emergency declaration.
If you have any questions, or need additional information, please contact FEMA's Legislative Affairs Division at (202) 646-4500 or FAX (202) 646-3600.