New York News
Deadline looms for Lee and Irene federal storm aid
NEW YORK -- The deadline is at hand for New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for possible federal disaster assistance.
Thursday, Dec. 15, is the registration deadline.
Steven Kuhr, director of the State Office of Emergency Management, says all New Yorkers living in declared counties are strongly encouraged to call the FEMA registration number or apply online.
Dec. 15 is also the deadline to return the completed Small Business Administration disaster loan application for homeowners, renters, private nonprofit organizations and businesses that have been impacted by these storms.
To register, call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or register online at DisasterAssitance.
Get Eyewitness News Delivered
new york city, fema, hurricane irene, new york news
- Stolen passports deepen missing plane mystery 54 min ago
- AccuWeather: Cooler Sunday 34 min ago
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- Get WATCH ABC for your mobile device
- Mayor de Blasio continues to rally for universal Pre-K
- Elderly man attacked at Port Authority
- LI man accused of killing uncle, burying him in backyard
- Grandfather killed in Long Island City hit and run 47 min ago
- Proposed teacher layoffs in Newark set off dispute
- Mom accused of driving into surf with kids goes to court
- Spring forward: Time to set the clocks ahead
- Matt Harvey aims for 2014 return to Mets 45 min ago
- Melo scores 26, Knicks beat Cavs 107-97
- Photos: Famous deaths in 2014
- Stolen passports deepen missing plane mystery
54 min ago
- AccuWeather: Cooler Sunday
34 min ago