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

October 15, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) will open for three days in two New York counties on Tuesday, October 18, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Lee, state and federal officials said today. Each MDRC will be open through Thursday, Oct. 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. In Oxford (Chenango County), the MDRC will be at NBT Bank, 10 North Canal Street; in Maine (Broome County), it will be in the Maine Town Hall, 12 Lewis Street.
October 15, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York residents are urged to be alert for potential fraud during recovery and rebuilding efforts following Tropical Storm Lee, officials with the New York State Office of Emergency Management (NYSEMO) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today. Recently, residents in Tioga County have encountered a potential fraudster canvassing certain neighborhoods claiming to be a “financial consultant” allegedly doing a survey for FEMA in a bid to obtain personal financial information.
October 15, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – The deadline for New Yorkers hit by Tropical Storm Lee to apply for Disaster Unemployment Insurance has been extended to Nov. 14, state and federal officials announced today.
October 15, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Fulton County on Tuesday, October 18. The center will be at the Gloversville Senior Citizens Services Center, 53 Church Street in Gloversville. The DRC will 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 to Saturday, until further notice.
October 14, 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 Montgomery 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 14, 2011
News Release
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at the Schoharie Flood Benefit this 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 Schoharie Flood Benefit on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 290 Main Street, Schoharie, NY 12157.

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