New York Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee (DR-4031)
Incident period: September 7, 2011 to September 11, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 13, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
April 23, 2012
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Last year, more than 1,000 deaths and more than 8,000 injuries were caused by tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other types of severe weather. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is proud to be promoting National Severe Weather Preparedness Week from Sunday, April 22 to Saturday, April 28.
March 20, 2012
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office contract set to expire tonight. The Sheriff's Office made an agreement with FEMA in December to use its officers as security guards for the staging area where FEMA Temporary Housing Units are being stored.
March 12, 2012
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Federal disaster assistance to New York communities recovering from floods caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee is projected to top $1.3 billion, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New York State officials. “These were huge storms which caused unprecedented damage to communities across the state,” said FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer Philip E. Parr. “FEMA continues to work aggressively to help these communities rebuild.”
March 5, 2012
ALBANY, N.Y. -- In the six months since Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee drenched the Empire state, survivors and communities have received more than $188 million in state and federal disaster assistance. This funding continues to help families and communities recover and rebuild.
November 16, 2011
ALBANY, N.Y. – Two state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close Friday, November 18, at 7:00 p.m., officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today. The centers, which are staffed with disaster-recovery specialists to provide information and guidance to homeowners, renters and businesses applying for assistance in recovering from damage and losses suffered from the tropical storms of late August, are the last two such facilities in operation in the state of New York.
November 15, 2011
ALBANY, N. Y. – New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee have only 30 more days 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 December 15, 2011 deadline.