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November 2, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in an Oneida County home improvement store this week to offer advice on ways to protect your home from future disasters. They will be at Lowe’s, 710 Horatio St, Utica, N.Y. 13502. The hours are Friday, Nov. 4 to Wednesday, Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The mitigation experts will provide information on:
November 2, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Some individuals who registered for federal disaster assistance due to Hurricane Irene and/or Tropical Storm Lee may have been denied aid. An appeals process, however, can ensure those affected by the storms will receive all benefits for which they are legally eligible. “The recovery process doesn’t necessarily end with the initial determination,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Philip E. Parr. “Sometimes ineligibility may mean that more information is needed.”
November 2, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Johnson City, operating from the Police Department at 31 Avenue C, will close Friday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m., according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). A number of DRCs remain open to serve the public. People who were unable to visit the facility closing in Johnson City can seek information and guidance at those DRCs that continue to operate.
November 2, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in a Broome County home improvement store this week to offer advice on ways to protect your home from future disasters. They will be at Lowe’s, 225 Sycamore Road, Vestal, NY 13850. The hours are Friday, Nov. 4 to Wednesday, Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The mitigation experts will provide information on:
October 27, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
October 27, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. - State and federal officials have announced that another county is now eligible to receive disaster assistance designed to help affected local governments recover from the effects of recent flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee. Public Assistance (PA) is now available in Oneida County. FEMA’s public assistance program reimburses local governments, state agencies, and certain private non-profits for 75 percent of the approved costs. Work may include the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities including:
October 26, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at the Pumpkin Festival in Chenango County this Friday and Saturday to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger. FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Pumpkin Festival, on Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 11 North Broad St. (East & West Park), Norwich, N.Y. The booth will be located next to the court house on the West Park side.
October 26, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are meeting with survivors in New York State whose primary homes were damaged or destroyed by the flooding from Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee. Inspectors are private contractors who wear official FEMA identification badges. Authorized inspectors will only confirm personal detailed information that the applicant has provided previously during the registration process. They will usually not approach a survivor without prior telephone contact. What to Expect:
October 26, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in home improvement stores in two counties this week. The FEMA experts will be at stores in Broome and Herkimer counties: Broome CountyLowe’s1318 Upper Front St.Binghamton, N.Y. 13901The hours are Friday, Oct. 28 to Wednesday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
October 26, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will open for three days in Maine, N.Y. (Broome County) on Wednesday, October 26, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Lee, state and federal officials said today.

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