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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. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon be in home improvement stores in two counties. The FEMA experts will be at stores in Dutchess and Orange counties:
October 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at the Special Olympics in Warren County this Friday to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger. FEMA staff will have a display booth on at the ADK Sports Complex, 326 Sherman Avenue, Queensbury, NY 12804 on Friday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Residents of Orange and Ulster counties hit by both Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may be eligible for federal aid from both disasters but must register separately for each incident, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today. Five counties in New York State are included in two separate federally declared disasters. Orange and Ulster counties were recently declared eligible for Individual Assistance (IA), after being hit by Tropical Storm Lee.  Earlier they were declared eligible for IA after being hit by Hurricane Irene.
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.
October 19, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – If you are one of the millions of New Yorkers with a cat, dog or other companion animal, now is a good time to start planning for what to do with your pet in the event of disaster. “It is very important to have a disaster plan for your pets,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Philip E. Parr of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Being ready increases the likelihood of survival for you and your pets. It’s best to be prepared.”
October 19, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are in five county stores this week. They are at stores in Clinton, Nassau, Orange, Schenectady and Ulster counties: Clinton CountyLowe’s39 Centre Drive,Plattsburgh, NY 12901Hours are Friday, Oct. 21 to Wednesday, Oct. 26, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
October 19, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Disaster survivors with disabilities and others with access and functional needs are getting a little extra assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as they face the challenge of rebuilding their homes and lives in the wake of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
October 18, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y.  – New York State and federal officials remind those who were affected by Hurricane Irene that they have only two weeks 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.

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