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 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 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at the Miller Craft Fair in Ulster County this weekend to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger. FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Miller Craft Fair, 65 Fording Place Road, Lake Katrine, NY on Saturday, Oct. 22 and Sunday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in an Essex County home improvement store early next week. The FEMA experts will be at ProBuild Lumber Yard, 884 NYS Route 9N, Ticonderoga, NY 12883, on Monday, Oct. 24 to Thursday, Oct. 27, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The mitigation experts will provide information on:
October 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at the Merrick Fall Festival in Nassau County this weekend to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger. FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Merrick Fall Festival, on Saturday, Oct. 22 and Sunday, Oct. 23, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Merrick Railroad Station on Sunrise Highway & Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY.
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.”

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