New York Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm
Incident Period: Dec 23, 2022 - Dec 28, 2022
Declaration Date: Mar 15, 2023
More About This Disaster
Local News & Media
Visit the News & Media page for events, fact sheets, press releases and other multimedia resources.
Federal funding in the form of funeral assistance is available to affected individuals in Erie and Niagara counties. Local and state officials will work together with FEMA to identify those who have incurred funeral related expenses as a result of this weather event.
How to Help
Volunteer and Donate
Recovery can take many years after a disaster. There are many ways to help such as donating cash, needed items or your time. Learn more about how to help those in need.
Don’t self-deploy to disaster areas. Trusted organizations in the affected areas know where volunteers are needed. Work with an established organization to make sure you have the appropriate safety, training and skills needed to respond.
FEMA Voluntary Agency Liaisons (VALs) build relationships and coordinate efforts with voluntary, faith-based and community organizations active in disasters.
Doing Business with FEMA
If you are interested in providing paid services and goods for disaster relief, visit our Doing Business with FEMA page to get started.
If you own a business involved with debris removal and want to work on clean-up efforts in affected areas, please contact the local government in affected areas to offer your services.
|Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated||$2,869,981.72|
|Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated||$236,407.55|
|Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated||$3,113,141.90|