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

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 18, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. - Residents who are unemployed as a direct result of the recent flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee and who live or work in Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Schenectady and Tioga counties may now be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program, state and federal officials announced today.
September 17, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Cleaning up and making temporary repairs to your storm-damaged property will not disqualify you from federal disaster assistance, state and federal emergency management officials said today. Property owners are encouraged to document storm damage to their properties – either with photographs or video – and to then begin cleaning up and making whatever temporary repairs are necessary to make their homes safe and habitable again.
September 16, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, NY- State and federal officials have announced that Schenectady County is now eligible to receive disaster assistance designed to help affected individuals and local governments recover from the effects of the recent flooding caused by Tropical Storm Lee. “The counties are added based on damage data gathered by federal, state and local officials,” said State Coordinating Officer Andrew X. Feeney. “We are committed to ensuring that every eligible family and business receives the help they need,” Feeney added.

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