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Posted on: September 6, 2021

FEMA Major Disaster Declared

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NewRoAlert sent 9/6/2021:
This is the City of New Rochelle with an important storm recovery update.
 
The federal government has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for our region. As a result, residents and businesses can now apply for federal financial aid to cover flood damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
 
To learn more or to submit an application, visit FEMA.gov or disasterassistance.gov or call FEMA at 1-800-621-3362.
 
Be sure to continue documenting losses with photographs, receipts, and invoices.
 
In addition, the New York State Department of Financial Services is able to offer assistance with filing private insurance claims. To obtain help, visit dfs.ny.gov or call the DFS Disaster Hotline at 1-800-339-1759.
 
Finally, general information about recovery resources can be found at ny.gov/ida.
 
This is a major crisis for many in our community, and a time for all of us to support our neighbors. The City will continue providing updates and resources on an ongoing basis, in partnership with other levels of government and local agencies.

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