Rockland County Fire and Emergency Services, in collaboration with the County Highway Department, accompanied representatives from the New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services as they conducted a comprehensive assessment of the damage caused by Sunday’s storm. The purpose of the assessment is to determine if the financial threshold for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reimbursements has been met.
Following the destructive storm that swept through the county, state officials have been diligently working to evaluate the extent of the damage and calculate the associated costs. This evaluation process is critical in determining whether Rockland County qualifies for FEMA reimbursements, which would provide essential financial aid to support the recovery efforts.
By conducting a thorough assessment of the damage, state officials aim to establish the financial impact of the storm and determine if it meets the requirements set forth by FEMA for disaster assistance. These reimbursements would provide much-needed resources to help Rockland County rebuild and recover from the devastating effects of the storm.
As the evaluation process unfolds, Rockland County residents can take solace in knowing that the necessary steps are being taken to assess the damage accurately. The collaboration between the Rockland County Fire and Emergency Services, County Highway Department, and the New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services underscores the collective commitment to securing the assistance needed to facilitate a swift and efficient recovery.
Further updates regarding FEMA reimbursements and any additional support for Rockland County will be communicated once the assessment is complete and the financial threshold has been determined. The officials involved remain dedicated to the well-being and resilience of the community, working tirelessly to navigate the necessary procedures and obtain the necessary resources for a successful recovery.