1-800-621-3362 or TTY 1-800-462-7585, web: www.disasterassistance.gov
Federal aid cannot become available until the counties and State meet specified threshold levels, once these thresholds are met you will be able to apply to FEMA for: short-term housing assistance and home repairs, low-cost loans for property losses and temporary unemployment payment.
Forms for housing assistance (temporary housing repair, semi-permanent or permanent housing construction), other needs assistance (including personal property and other items), as well as an application for assistance can be found at: www.disasterassistance.gov
Residents are asked to avoid all unnecessary travel and to exercise caution when travel is required.
Additional travel information for state roads can be found online at www.511NY.org.
Homeowners who suffered property damage
Contact your insurance company and/or agent. Be aware that your policy might require that you notify your provider within a certain time frame.
It is important to have your furnace inspected if you had flooding in your basement.
Ventilate your home in order to decrease the risk of mold growth and moisture.
Ask your insurance provider what documents, forms and data you will need when you file your claim.
In general, keep a detailed account of your interactions with your insurance company and insurance agent.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Offers many programs to assist farmers affected by flood damage.