New York Individual Assistance program for flooding

New York News
6:04 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Cuomo: Feds Won't Provide Some Flood Aid; NY Will

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the federal government has denied some aid to victims of recent severe flooding in the Mohawk Valley, but the state will step in to help.

The Individual Assistance program helps victims recover and rebuild. It is in addition to federal aid that goes to governments to rebuild roads and for other major recovery projects.

Cuomo said last week that if the Federal Emergency Management Agency didn't come through, he'd call the Legislature back into session to free up state money.

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