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May 30, 2002
Albany, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Clinton County on Monday, June 3, to...
May 28, 2002
Albany, NY -- Federal and state disaster assistance to those affected by the April 20 Ausable Forks earthquake in Essex and Clinton counties has reached more than $600,000, according to Federal...
May 24, 2002
Albany, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center on Wednesday, May 29,...
May 22, 2002
Albany, NY -- Individuals who have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free number to report property damage from the April 20 Ausable Forks earthquake in Clinton and...
May 21, 2002
Albany, NY -- The first checks were mailed today to 118 victims of the April 20 Ausable Forks earthquake, just days after President Bush designated Clinton and Essex counties...
May 21, 2002
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved a $132 million Regular Services Crisis Counseling Grant today to help provide additional emotional support...
May 16, 2002
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for people in Clinton and Essex counties affected by the recent earthquake under a major disaster declaration issued for New York State...
April 18, 2002
New York, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) obligated an additional $125.8 million today to the state of New York to help the city of New York continue its long-...
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...

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