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March 15, 2003
Albany, NY -- Briefings for officials in Rensselaer and Tioga counties, to explain the process of applying for snow reimbursement aid in the wake of the record/near record snowfall in late December...
March 11, 2003
Albany, NY -- Rennselaer and Tioga counties have been approved to receive federal and state assistance to help their local governments recover costs for emergency protective measures undertaken as a...
March 11, 2003
New York, NY -- -$250 million was obligated today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to reimburse state and local governments for costs associated with line-of-duty pensions to the...
March 6, 2003
Albany, NY -- Briefings for local officials to explain the process of applying for federal disaster assistance, in the wake of the record/near record snowfall on December 25-26, 2002 and January 3-...
February 26, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been authorized for New York communities hit by recent record snowfalls under an emergency declaration issued by President Bush, according to the...
February 26, 2003
New York, NY -- With new authority provided in the fiscal year 2003 "omnibus" appropriations bill, signed by President George W. Bush last week, Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency...
February 12, 2003
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that its Helpline and New York Applicant Assistance Center will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, in observance of...
February 6, 2003
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released additional funding today totaling $53.3 million to the state of New York to help New York City recover from the financial...
January 31, 2003
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) allows individuals with extenuating circumstances the opportunity to request to register for disaster assistance for up to 60 days after a registration...
January 29, 2003
New York, NY -- The current cold snap across much of the U.S. reminds us that even areas with normally mild winters can be hit with extreme cold. Severe winter weather conditions, such as extreme...
January 24, 2003
» 60 Second Spot (MP3) -- 936 KB » 60 Second Spot Transcript -- 21 KBCall The Federal Emergency Management Agency At 1-800-462-9029 By January 31, 2003, To Register For FEMA Disaster Assistance...
January 24, 2003
New York, NY -- One week remains for individuals, families and businesses affected by the World Trade Center attacks to register for disaster assistance programs, say recovery officials with the...
January 24, 2003
» 30 Second Spot (MP3) -- 480 KB»  30 Second Spot Transcript -- 20 KBTo Register, Call The Federal Emergency Management Agency Before January 31, 2003, At 1-800-462-9029If You Are Unable To Pay Your...
January 16, 2003
New York, NY -- Individuals, families and small businesses affected by the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center have two weeks remaining to register for federal mortgage and rental assistance...
January 15, 2003
New York, NY -- An additional $142.4 million was obligated today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the State of New York to reimburse the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey...
January 13, 2003
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Applicant Assistance Center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, in observance of...
December 23, 2002
New York, NY -- More than fifteen months after the attack on the World Trade Center, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to provide federal assistance to individuals and families...
December 20, 2002
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Applicant Assistance Center will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002 in...
December 17, 2002
New York, NY -- FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh released funding projections for response and recovery costs associated with the World Trade Center today. The projections forecast how the $8.8 billion...
December 9, 2002
Keith Simons--NYS Office of Mental Health, David Paulison--FEMA U.S. Fire Administrator, Elmo and Gary Knell--Sesame Workshop President/CEO (left to right) announce a crisis counseling project to...

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