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October 27, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y.  – New York State and federal officials remind those who were affected by Hurricane Irene that they have only five days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible federal disaster assistance. It’s important that those who may need to register for aid do so as soon as possible. Registrations cannot be accepted after the October 31, 2011 deadline.
October 27, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will offer advice on ways to protect your home from future disasters at a Schenectady County home improvement store this week. The FEMA experts will be at Home Depot, 2500 Cambridge Road, Schenectady, N.Y. 12304, on Sunday, Oct. 30, to Wednesday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The mitigation experts will provide information on:
October 27, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in an Essex County home improvement store early next week. The FEMA experts will be at ProBuild Lumber Yard, 884 NYS Route 9N, Ticonderoga, NY 12883, on Monday, Oct. 31 to Friday, Nov. 4, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The mitigation experts will provide information on:
October 27, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Kingston, operating from the Ulster Business Resource Center at 601 Ulster Avenue, will close Monday, October 31, at 8 p.m., according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA and state emergency-management representatives strongly urge people adversely affected by the recent storms and flooding to register with FEMA before visiting any center. Call 800-621-3362 or log onto www.DisasterAssistance.gov to register.
October 26, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will offer advice on ways to protect your home from future disasters at a Westchester County home improvement store this week. The FEMA experts will be at Home Depot, 601 South Sprain Road, Yonkers, N.Y. 10710 , on Friday, Oct. 28, to Wednesday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The mitigation experts will provide information on:
October 26, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will offer advice on ways to protect your home from future disasters at a Greene County home improvement store this week. The FEMA experts will be at Home Depot, 695 Route 23B, Leeds, N.Y. 12451, on Friday, Oct. 28, to Wednesday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The mitigation experts will provide information on:
October 26, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will offer advice on ways to protect your home from future disasters at a Nassau County home improvement store this week. The FEMA experts will be at Home Depot, 101 Green Acres Road, Valley Stream, N.Y. 11581, on Friday, Oct. 28, to Wednesday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The mitigation experts will provide information on:
October 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – One of the dire consequences of any disaster for many people is the loss of important documents. Often, such documents are needed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state emergency services in order to process assistance applications for those who suffered losses or damage to their homes and belongings.
October 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – The state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Greene County operating at the Prattsville Town Hall and Windham Adventure Park will close Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m., according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The DRCs closing on Wednesday, Oct. 26 are located at Prattsville Town Hall, 14517 Route 23 Main Street, Prattsville, NY 12468 and Windham Adventure Park, 273 South Street (Country Route 12), Windham, NY 10953.
October 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Homes and businesses were not the only casualties of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. Municipal entities face a massive -- and expensive -- workload. They were the first to respond to the rising waters and must now address the damage and tons of debris the flooding created. Public Assistance is a form of disaster aid that addresses the needs of municipal governments. Administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Public Assistance benefits everyone -- neighborhoods, cities, counties, states and certain private nonprofit agencies.

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