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

September 19, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Five more state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open on Tuesday, September 20, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee and the subsequent flooding, according to state and federal officials.
September 19, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York State storm survivors who lost their home because of damages caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee may be eligible to receive rental assistance, the New York State Office of Emergency Management (NYSOEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Residents should first apply by calling the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621- 3362, TTY 1-800-462-7585. Multilingual assistance is available by phone. Lines are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET, seven days a week until further notice.
September 19, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- When Hurricane Irene tore into New York in late August, residents in declared counties became eligible for federal assistance. There are two easy ways to register with FEMA for assistance.
September 18, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. - Residents who are unemployed as a direct result of the recent flooding caused by Hurricane Irene and who live or work in Herkimer County may now be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program, state and federal officials announced today.
September 18, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center for Schoharie County will move its operations on Monday, September 19. The new location will be at the Cobleskill Fire Department, 610 East Main Street in Cobleskill. The facility will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
September 17, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – People who are not U.S. citizens may be eligible for disaster assistance for damage from Hurricane Irene. Disaster assistance is available to residents and businesses in Albany, Bronx, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Herkimer, Kings, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Westchester counties, which were declared a disaster area by President Obama.

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