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2007 NY and NJ Nor'easter Resources

NYDIS has established this online resource center and will keep it updated on a regular basis. If you have information or resources to post on our website, contact:

Peter Gudaitis,

  • Filing a Claim Related to Flooding:
    To file a claim related to flooding (Property Damage from Water), you may access the Comptroller's claim form via the New York City Office of the Comptroller's website. (Download Download the Claim Form)

  • Update of Staten Island Nor'easter / Flood Recovery: (Download Download)

  • FEMA Individual Assistance Daily Summary Report: (Download Download)

  • FEMA National Situation Report update for May 18, 2007: (Download Download)

  • FEMA Offers Free Disaster Legal Services in NY:
    Through an agreement with the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division (ABA/YLD), FEMA is providing free legal help for those who suffered damages or losses from the April nor'easter.

    Residents of Albany, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Richmond (Staten Island), Ulster and Westchester counties may be eligible for the services, which include legal advice, counseling or certain types of representation. Types of assistance available might include: landlord/tenant issues, help with contractors and home repair contracts, insurance claims, guardianships, and powers of attorney.

    For more information call the toll-free hotline:
    1.866.488.0268 (Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
    (Read Read the May 17 FEMA Press Release)

    Additional Information on New York Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding: (Read Read )

  • FEMA Staten Island Flyer May 8, 2007: Includes address and extended hours for the Staten Island Recovery Center (Download Download)

  • New Jersey Assistance Guide: for Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union Counties. (Download Download)

  • Hudson Valley Region Assistance Guide: this guide is organized by general services, and then by county.(Download Download)