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. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today it is expanding assistance to Sullivan County to repair or replace public facilities damaged by Hurricane Irene. Governmental entities, municipal authorities, school districts and some nonprofit organizations in the county are now eligible for all categories of Public Assistance. Philip Parr, federal coordinating officer, said the assistance was approved following a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
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 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
WASHINGTON–The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges residents in coastal and inland areas around the Gulf of Mexico to continue to closely monitoring Tropical Storm Lee and be prepared for severe weather including severe rain, flooding and tornadoes.  Visit www.Ready.gov or www.Listo.gov to learn how to prepare for these and other hazards. 

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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