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March 27, 2002
New York, NY -- Beginning April 1, 2002, the hours of operation will change for the applicant assistance center managed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U....
March 6, 2002
New York, NY -- In the first six months since the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center (WTC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $603 million to the State of...
March 6, 2002
What Is Public Assistance? The Public Assistance program provides federal grants to eligible applicants for the costs of debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair,...
March 4, 2002
New York, NY -- Six months after the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to work closely with state and local government in the ongoing...
March 4, 2002
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the deadline for individuals to register for federal and state assistance to September 30, 2002, recovery officials said...
March 1, 2002
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for New York State to help local governments in Erie County recover from the effects of last December's record snowstorms, according...
February 27, 2002
New York, NY -- In recent days, flyers have been distributed throughout Manhattan claiming that residents with air-quality issues could get "free" airs purifiers and HEPA filter-equipped vacuums...
February 22, 2002
New York, NY -- An additional $141 million was released today to the State of New York by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help the City of New York continue its long-term response...
February 21, 2002
New York, NY -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Joe M. Allbaugh announced the extension of the deadline to apply for federal and state disaster assistance today. The new...
February 21, 2002
New York, NY -- The deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for those affected by the Sept. 11 World Trade Center attack has been extended until March 16, 2002. This is the...
February 12, 2002
New York, NY -- The two New York City Disaster Assistance Service Centers (DASCs) serving applicants impacted by the World Trade Center (WTC) attack will be closed on Feb. 18, 2002, in honor of...
February 4, 2002
New York, NY -- Federal funds distributed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and state of New York have reached more than $1 billion for the...
January 22, 2002
New York, NY -- The deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for those affected by the Sept. 11 World Trade Center attack has been extended an additional 34 days, until February...
January 15, 2002
New York, NY -- The Disaster Assistance Service Centers, jointly operated by city, state and federal agencies, will be open and maintaining regular hours on Jan. 21, the national celebration of...
January 11, 2002
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated four additional counties in western New York eligible for federal assistance under the emergency...
January 9, 2002
New York, NY -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and state of New York disaster assistance for the World Trade Center (WTC) attack has reached $894...
January 4, 2002
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the Disaster Assistance Service Center currently located at Pier 94 will move to a new location. Starting Monday,...
January 1, 2002
Washington, D.C., January 1, 2002 -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal relief funds have been made available for snowbound communities in two...
December 31, 2001
New York, NY -- The director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the extension of the deadline to apply for federal and state disaster assistance today. The new deadline of...
December 20, 2001
New York, NY -- The hours of operation for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free disaster registration and Helpline numbers have changed. Effective Dec. 17, both lines are open 8...

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