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 6, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Disaster assistance for Otsego County has been made available to help homeowners, renters and business owners recover from the effects of the recent flooding caused by Hurricane Irene, federal and state officials announced today. The addition of Otsego County to the disaster declaration brings the total number of counties eligible for Individual Assistance to 20.
September 6, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York State residents who suffered losses as a result of the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene last month and who still have serious unmet needs may find help through the Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) groups now and long after the emergency phase has passed.
September 6, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, NY – Three more state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers will open on Monday to assist individuals, households and businesses that suffered damage from Hurricane Irene and the subsequent flooding, state and federal emergency officials said Sunday. The facilities will begin to serve the public officially at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 5. Rensselaer CountySocial Services Office11 Bloomingrove DriveTroy, NY 12180
September 6, 2011
News Release
SCHOHARIE COUNTY – Disaster survivors can now pick up water and ready-to-eat meals at five Point of Distribution (POD) locations in Schoharie County. The PODs are being operated by local and New York State officials with resource assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and volunteer relief groups.  Also, one Red Cross shelter is now open to serve survivors.
September 5, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N. Y. -- Search and rescue teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other localities are conducting assessments of homes and buildings affected by Hurricane Irene. The teams are using a standardized FEMA marking system, which is utilized nationwide, to indicate that a structure has been searched. The marking system consists of:
September 4, 2011
News Release
The administration, coordinated through FEMA, is committed to bringing all of the resources of the federal family to bear to support the states and territories that have been affected by Hurricane Irene. FEMA, through our regional offices in Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, Atlanta, GA, and our Caribbean Area Office in Puerto Rico, have been in close contact and coordination with the states and territories that have been affected.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • New York, FEMA-4020-DR (PDF 21KB)
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