Wednesday, August 31, 2011


Good morning
Ulster County has received a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Irene. We have been deemed eligible for both Individual Assistance and Public Assistance.
Public assistance will allow municipalities and certain non profits to rebuild roads and infrastructure.
Individual assistance will allow residents and businesses to file for federal assistance. Applications may be submitted beginning tomorrow, September 1 by calling 1-800-FEMA (3362), or filing on-line by logging onto Hearing impaired individuals using TTY may call 1-800-462-7585, or via video relay at 1-800-621-3362. These phone lines are available from 7 AM to 10 PM seven days a week. We also anticipate that a Disaster Assistance Center MAY open in the County.
More information will follow.