News Releases for New York Hurricane Irene (DR-4020)

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N. Y. -- After Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee hit New York State in late August and early September, residents in declared counties became eligible for federal assistance. Yet some...
Monday, October 3, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Essex County will close on Friday, October 7, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The DRC...
Monday, October 3, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Residents who are unemployed as a direct result of the recent flooding caused by Hurricane Irene may now be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment...
Monday, October 3, 2011 - 00:00
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- State and federal Disaster Recovery Centers will close in four New York City boroughs this week, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials. The centers...
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N. Y.  – New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Irene have only 30 more days to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible federal disaster assistance. October 2...
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- State and federal Disaster Recovery Centers in three New York counties will close on October 4, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Facilities...
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Flooding is America's most common natural disaster, yet most homeowner insurance policies do not cover flood damage. In the wake of flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical...
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are in three county stores this week. They are answering questions and offering home improvement tips and proven...
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. – Federal and state emergency management officials announced today that three more Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) will open for three days, beginning on Sunday, to assist...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has initiated a program, in coordination with State and local governments, to provide Temporary Housing Units (THUs) to New York...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, NY – Valuable photographs and family heirlooms that have been damaged by flood waters can sometimes be saved if certain procedures are followed, say emergency managers and restoration experts...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. – State and federal Disaster Recovery Centers in five New York counties will close soon, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Facilities in Essex,...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. – A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Friday, September 30, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Lee and the subsequent...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York state residents facing legal issues arising out of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee can get free legal help through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. – Federal and state emergency management officials announced today that three more Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) will open for three days, beginning on Wednesday, to assist...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N. Y. – Some New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) saying their disaster assistance...
Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Property owners and renters who suffered damage from storms and floods caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may still be eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal...
Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. – September is an exciting time for children getting into the swing of a new school year. September is also National Preparedness Month, a great opportunity for parents to involve kids...
Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y.  – New Yorkers who receive disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee will not pay additional taxes, lose their...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 00:00
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Tioga County assisting individuals, households and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Lee and the subsequent flooding,will change its location...

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