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 19, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Disaster survivors with disabilities and others with access and functional needs are getting a little extra assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as they face the challenge of rebuilding their homes and lives in the wake of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
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.”
October 18, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are strongly urging New Yorkers who have applied for disaster aid to complete and return their SBA loan applications. To date, SBA has approved more than $43 million in low-interest disaster loans for New Yorkers who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
October 18, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y.  – New York State and federal officials remind those who were affected by Hurricane Irene that they have only two weeks left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible federal disaster assistance. 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.
October 17, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will open for four days in Schoharie County on Friday, October 21 to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, officials said today. The MDRC will be located in the Wal-Mart parking lot, 139 Merchant Place in Cobleskill, and will operate through Monday, Oct. 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. each day.
October 17, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will open for two days in Orange County on Thursday, October 20 to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, officials said today.

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