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September 28, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York residents whose properties were damaged by Tropical Storm Lee are urged to be alert for and report potential fraud during recovery and rebuilding efforts, officials with the New York State Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today. The aftermath of a Tropical Storm like Lee can bring out the best in disaster-affected communities, but such events can also attract opportunists and con artists. Homeowners can follow some simple steps to avoid being scammed. Be suspicious if a contractor:
September 26, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open on Tuesday, September 27, and Wednesday, September 28, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Lee and the subsequent flooding, according to state and federal officials. Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice. These three centers will open in the following locations: Broome County (9/27)Vestal Public Library, 320 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal, NY 13850
September 24, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Tioga County assisting individuals, households and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Lee and the subsequent flooding, will change its location on Monday, September 26. The new location is: Tioga CountyThe Church of the Nazarene3732 Waverly Road, Owego, NY 13827 Operating hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, closed Sundays.
September 23, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 23, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that government entities in six counties are now eligible for disaster assistance to help pay for emergency response costs and repairs to damaged facilities as a result of Tropical Storm Lee. These counties are: Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins. FEMA's public assistance program reimburses local government, state agencies, and certain private non-profits for 75 percent of the approved costs.
September 22, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two more state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open on Friday, September 23, in Broome and Tioga counties to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Lee and the subsequent flooding, according to state and federal officials. Operating hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, closed Sundays. These two additional centers will open at the following locations: Broome CountyBroome County Library, 185 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
September 21, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, NY - Residents who are unemployed as a direct result of the recent flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee and who live or work in Chemung County may now be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program, state and federal officials announced today.
September 20, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Two more state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open on Wednesday, September 21, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Lee and the subsequent flooding, according to state and federal officials. Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week, until further notice. These first two centers will open in the following locations: Broome CountyJohnson City Police Station, 31 Avenue C, Johnson City, NY 13790
September 20, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- State and federal officials have announced that one additional county is now eligible to receive disaster assistance designed to help affected individuals and local governments recover from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee.
September 19, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice

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