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August 17, 2000
Albany, NY -- Many New York homeowners and renters have discovered in recent years that flood damage is not covered by most homeowners' insurance policies. Flood insurance is the only way for...
August 17, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated the northern New Jersey counties of Morris and Sussex eligible for federal aid to people and communities...
August 2, 2000
Albany, NY -- Individual taxpayers who sustained losses as a result of the severe storms and flooding between May 3 and June 30 in New York may be able to get tax relief from the Internal Revenue...
August 1, 2000
Albany, NY -- Nine more New York counties now are eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance for debris and emergency protective services and to repair or replace facilities damaged...
July 21, 2000
San Juan, Puerto Rico - Under the motto, "We want to make our community disaster resistant," twenty youth attended the first Project Impact Summer Camp...
July 21, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that President Clinton has approved the use of federal disaster funds to help local governments in New York State...
December 17, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Today is the final day for New Jersey residents and business owners to register for federal disaster assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey...
December 15, 1999
ST CROIX, V.I. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $182,000 for the U.S. Virgin Islands to reimburse a hospital, a school and a government agency for providing...
December 14, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- There are now only 4 more days to register for federal disaster assistance by the December 17, 1999, deadline. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging all...
December 14, 1999
ST CROIX, V.I. -- Flood insurance is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself against that cost of flood damage, according to disaster recovery officials. Flood insurance, backed by the...
December 13, 1999
The New Safe Housing Program, for victims of Hurricane Georges had its "ground breaking" ceremony on Friday, November 5th, 1999, at the Campanillas Farm in the municipality of Toa Baja with the...
December 13, 1999
ST CROIX, V.I. -- The Disaster Field Office (DFO), where all of the FEMA and Territory disaster relief efforts are coordinated, will remain open through close of business on Saturday, December 18,...
December 10, 1999
ST CROIX, V.I. -- Like most Virgin Islanders, J.C. worries about hurricanes and has felt the devastating effects of these powerful storms more than once. Until now though, worry was all she could do...
December 10, 1999
ST CROIX, V.I. -- Almost 3,000 Virgin Islanders have registered for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), disaster assistance officials announced today. Two thousand seventy...
December 10, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- There are now only 7 more days to register for federal disaster assistance by the December 17, 1999, deadline. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are encouraging...
December 9, 1999
ST CROIX, V.I. -- In cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), a special post-flood workshop will be conducted on December 15,...
December 9, 1999
ST CROIX, V.I. -- If you have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and have moved or need to correct your mailing address, you need to call FEMA's...
December 6, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Residents who sustained losses or damage as a result of Hurricane Floyd have only 5 more days to visit the FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in Somerville, federal and state...
December 6, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Friday, Dec. 17, is the last day for homeowners, renters and business owners who had damage as a result of Tropical Storm Floyd in September in 11 New York counties to apply for...
December 6, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal assistance for search and rescue was approved for Massachusetts in support of response...

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