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October 14, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- With winter just around a bend in the calendar, homeowners who were hammered by Tropical Storm Floyd should make sure their home heating systems are restored to good working order,...
October 13, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help residents of Albany, Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Schenectady, Ulster...
October 13, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two more Disaster Recovery Centers will open Thursday for three days to assist victims of Tropical Storm Floyd, state and federal emergency officials said today. In Clarkstown,...
October 9, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Cleaning up a storm-ravaged home - one of the first steps toward recovery - can be a difficult and disheartening task. It can also be dangerous. Homeowners could be at risk for a...
October 8, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- To date, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved disaster housing assistance grants amounting to $13 million for 6,212 households in the nine declared...
October 8, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Five Disaster Recovery Centers will be open on various days this weekend to assist victims of Tropical Storm Floyd, state and federal emergency officials said today. In Clarkstown,...
October 8, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than $3 million in housing assistance has been issued to New York victims of Tropical Storm Floyd, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today. To date, 1,524...
October 8, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Although the National Flood Insurance Program insures more than 4 million policyholders nationwide, only 90,271 of those policies were issued in New York, where flooding damage from...
October 7, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Renters, homeowners, business owners or other people who were impacted by Tropical Storm Floyd in Albany, Dutchess, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Ulster counties may be eligible...
October 6, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. As New Yorkers in many areas recover from Tropical Storm Floyd, many have already received disaster assistance grants, settled their insurance claims or are preparing to dip into their...
October 6, 1999
Hundreds of New Jersey residents now have a better idea of how to take steps that can lessen damage before disaster strikes again, thanks to a Disaster Prevention Weekend offered as part of a...
October 5, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The hours of operation for the special toll-free telephone number for people affected by Tropical Storm Floyd have changed. People can register for assistance immediately by...
October 4, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), which can provide needed disaster-related information to those affected by Tropical Storm Floyd, are scheduled to open Tuesday, October 5,...
October 1, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A Disaster Information Helpline has been established for those who have been affected by Tropical Storm Floyd and need information about assistance programs or the status of their...
October 1, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- When Tropical Storm Floyd hit 28,389 New Jersey residents had taken one good step to prepare for the deluge. They were the ones who had flood insurance. "These residents were...
September 30, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The physical devastation that follows a flood is enormous. "As floodwaters recede, there may be even more hazards to your health," said State Coordinating Officer Lt. Edward O'...
September 30, 1999
As federal coordinating officer for New Jersey's recovery from Hurricane Floyd, Pete Martinasco's 12-hour days are generally full of decision making, management tasks and high-tension meetings. But...
September 30, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Hunterdon County has been added to the list of New Jersey counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following flooding from Tropical Storm Floyd, federal and state...
September 30, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Three Federal/State disaster recovery centers will open Friday in Somerville, Paramus, and Wayne. Any individual, family, or business owner who suffered damage due to Tropical...
September 30, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- More New York counties are now eligible for federal disaster assistance following Tropical Storm Floyd, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. "Different...

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