Federal Emergency Management Agency

New York News
7:18 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Upstate NY City Continues June Flood Emergency

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

The mayor of a central New York city devastated by June's upstate flooding plans to issue a third emergency declaration.

The Oneida Daily Dispatch reports that acting Mayor Max Smith plans to take the action at today’s Common Council meeting because of continuing repair costs.

The cost of repairs to the city's waste water treatment plant is estimated at $1.5 million, and bills continue to come in from contractors hired for those repairs.

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Hudson Valley News
7:40 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Westchester To Receive Funds For Sandy Aid

Credit U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region

More than $2 million in Superstorm Sandy aid is headed for Westchester County.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Governor and FEMA Official Say Vermont Rain Unprecedented

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin and the head of Federal Emergency Management Agency operations in the state say they've never seen such a series of flash flooding events as have hit the state in recent weeks.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Vermont Officials to Help Towns Apply for Storm Aid

The state of Vermont is planning to help communities in Chittenden, Lamoille and Essex counties hit by severe storms apply for federal assistance to help pay for repairs.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Vermont Governor Signs Spending Bill in Unused Offices

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has signed the capital budget bill at the Waterbury state office complex that was made unusable by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Vermont Town Seeks Guidance Before Replacing Bridges

Newfane officials are planning to meet with representatives of Vermont Emergency Management and the Agency of Natural Resources to get advice before issuing contracts to replace two bridges that were destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

FEMA Buying Out 90 Flood Damaged Vermont Homes, So Far

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to buy out 90 properties across Vermont that were damaged by 2011 flooding, most from the remnants of Hurricane Irene.

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Hudson Valley News
1:15 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

FEMA Sandy Disaster-Aid Deadline is Extended

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the deadline for FEMA disaster assistance for residents affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended.

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New York News
11:51 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

House Okays Sandy Aid for Houses of Worship

Credit U.S. Department of Labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved a bill to allow houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy to receive federal disaster aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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