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 13, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are in three county stores this week. They are at stores in Greene, Montgomery, Rockland and Westchester counties: Greene CountyLowe’s60 Catskill CommonsCatskill, NY 12414Hours are Friday, Oct. 14 to Wednesday, Oct. 19, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
October 13, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, NY – To continue serving disaster survivors affected by Hurricane Irene in New York, a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) will open Friday, October 14, in Schoharie.
October 11, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Cobleskill, operating from the Fire Department at 610 East Main Street, Schoharie County, will close Thursday, October 13, at 5 p.m., according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 
October 10, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Rockland County will close Thursday, October 13, at 8 p.m., according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).   Several DRCs remain open to serve the public. People who were unable to visit the Rockland facility closing Thursday can seek information and guidance at those facilities that continue to operate throughout the area affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. Currently, most of these centers are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.   
October 7, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Senior citizens, especially those with medical issues and limited mobility, can be vulnerable in the event of a disaster. But even if you have physical limitations, you can still protect yourself by having a personal disaster plan in place. Local, state and federal officials are urging all Americans, especially senior citizens, to review, update and rehearse their disaster plans. By looking ahead, seniors can be prepared for any disaster, natural or manmade.
October 7, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Federal and state emergency management officials said today that a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will open for three days in New Paltz on Monday, Oct. 10, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. The MDRC will be open through Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the New Paltz Town Hall, 130 North Chestnut Street.

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