New York Hurricane Irene (DR-4020)

Incident period: August 26, 2011 to September 5, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 31, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 4, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency joins the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in urging New Yorkers who have applied for disaster aid to complete and return their loan applications promptly. The sooner flood survivors complete the application, the sooner decisions regarding federal aid can be made. Filling out the SBA application is a necessary step to being considered for some forms of disaster assistance.
October 3, 2011
News Release
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 closing on Wednesday Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. are at the following locations: Bronx BoroughBronx Borough Hall, 851 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451 Kings BoroughBrooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210
October 3, 2011
News Release
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 Assistance (DUA) program, state and federal officials announced today. “The DUA program extends coverage to self-employed people, farm workers and others who have lost employment as a direct result of the disaster,” Andrew X. Feeney, state coordinating officer, said. “It is specifically designed to assist those who are otherwise ineligible for state unemployment benefits.”
October 3, 2011
News Release
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, located at the Jay Community Center, 11 School Lane, Au Sable Forks, N.Y. 12912, closes on Friday, October 7 at 8 p.m.
October 1, 2011
News Release
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 marks the halfway point in the 60-day registration period. 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.
September 30, 2011
News Release
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 individuals, households and businesses affected by Hurricane Irene. MDRCs in Dutchess, Rensselaer, and Ulster counties will be open from Sunday, October 2, through Tuesday, October 4, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. After Tuesday the mobile DRCs will be deployed to other venues, but will return to each county at a date yet to be determined. The new MDRC locations are:

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