||Assistance for those libraries impacted by
tropical storm Irene
- Do not delay your cleanup effort.
- Call your insurance company to find out if any damage is covered and file claims quickly.
- Document and photograph any losses.
- All costs related to protective actions and contractual services such as cleaning companies should be tracked and kept close by.
- All documented damage not covered by insurance should be reported to your town, village, or city clerk.
[Source: Dutchess County, Greene County, Ulster County Emergency Services]
- Applying for FEMA assistance (Dutchess, Greene & Ulster Counties) People can apply for assistance in the following ways:
- Hurricane Irene Emergency Funds through The Dyson Foundation: The Foundation has created an emergency grant program for nonprofit organizations in Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster counties in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. The Dyson Foundation will expedite reviews of all requests for emergency funding. Nonprofit organizations can apply for emergency funds to help the organization recover from uninsured damages or losses incurred because of Hurricane Irene. To apply, please submit a one-page narrative describing the uninsured damages or losses and a budget and/or invoice of estimated recovery costs to email@example.com.
- Volunteers for Hurricane Irene Relief Projects If you need help with clean up register with Stephanie Palladino, Volunteer Coordinator at Hands On! The Hudson Valley: 845.229.4680 x101 or firstname.lastname@example.org If you are already registered you can email Stephanie and she can send an email blast to their volunteers. Please include location of project, volunteer role/roles needed, time commitment and contact information.
- Disaster Recovery Information for State and Local Governments, Records Repositories, and Libraries [New York State Archives]
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