Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Money Finally Comes to Binghamton
Years after floods heavily damaged dozens of properties in the City of Binghamton, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has come through with a $2.7 million grant to buy and demolish the properties.
Vestal Flood Buyout Program Inches Forward
A program to buy out more flood-damaged structures in Broome County is moving ahead.
The town of Vestal board has approved demolition work on a few properties targeted for acquisition under the federally-funded plan.
Almost 60 homes in the town ultimately are expected to be torn down...
Newark Valley Fire District Receives Federal Grant
Firefighters in Newark Valley can expect to be equipped with improved self-contained breathing apparatus as a result of funding from the federal government.
Federal officials say the Newark Valley Fire District has been awarded more than $119,000 under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program...
Town of Union Flood Buyout Appraisals to Begin
Appraisal work should get underway for town of Union properties that are part of a flood buyout program.
The town board has authorized the appraisal process for 176 properties which have been approved for the process.
Funding for the buyout is coming from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
FEMA May Fund Buyout of 176 Town Of Union Properties
The town of Union's property buyout plan has received a boost from the federal government.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency this afternoon notified the town that it intends to fund a proposed buyout of 176 properties.
According to deputy supervisor Rose Sotak's office, a fifteen-day p…