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Disaster Assistance Center Opens

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 8:20pm

The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services along with representatives of the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services, Department of Aging, Department of Health and Community Services will be available at the newly opened Disaster Assistance Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4th and Sunday, December 5th at 1 Leo Moss Drive (Cattaraugus County Office Building) Olean; for residents in need of assistance related to this weeks flooding. Concerned residents may contact the Disaster Operations Center at 716-938-2244

Allegheny River has Crested

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 3:04pm

The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services reports that the Allegheny River has crested at both the Salamanca and Olean river gauge locations. Residents should continue to use caution when faced with high water scenarios in and around their homes.

A State of Emergency remains in effect for the Village of Allegany and the Town of Portville.

Several state roads are currently closed:

Cattaraugus County Transfer Stations Now Open

News from Refuse Division posted on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 12:20pm

As of 12/08/10 at 11:00 am:

Allegany Transfer Station is open as normal.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this difficult time.

Portville Transfer Station is open as normal.

All other stations are operating as normal.

Disaster Operations Center opened due to States of Emergency

News from Emergency Services posted on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 6:26pm

Update: As of December 7, 2010 these roads are no longer closed.

The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services is operating a Disaster Operations Center as a result of localized regional flooding. In cooperation with the National Weather Service, the Office of Emergency Services is closely monitoring the situation throughout Cattaraugus County.

A State of Emergency has been declared for the Village of Allegany and the Town of Portville.

Road Closings & Shelters for Flood Victims

News from Emergency Services, Real Property and GIS posted on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 2:24pm

Updated: December 7, 2010 These road closings do not apply. Please check the Cattaraugus County website for updates.

Updated: Added new map below. Please visit the latest news release; areas of Cattaraugus County that are in States of Emergency

Due to the flooding Cattaraugus County has created two maps to aid residents and travelers.

FEMA Disaster Assistance Flyer

Disaster Assistance

For homeowners, renters and business owners affected by severe storms and flooding in
Erie, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua counties

Apply by Phone:

1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
TTY 1-800-462-7585

for the speech or hearing-impaired

Or Online:

www.disasterassistance.gov

Please have the following information available when you contact FEMA: Read more

Department: Emergency Services

Filed under: flood, FEMA, disaster, assistance

Handbook for Flood Assistance

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 08/25/2009 - 9:50am

ALL REQUESTS CAN BE MADE BY CALLING THE TRI COUNTY RECOVERY COORDINATION CENTER AT 716-254-1783 OR THE CATTARAUGUS COUNTY EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER AT 716-938-2244

Assistance Available at Old Fire Hall in Gowanda

OLD FIRE HALL (MUNICIPAL BUILDING), BOARD ROOM, MAIN ST., GOWANDA, NY

FOOD

Canned goods, shelf stable meals, food vouchers, and fresh produce

WATER

Bottled water and canned water.

PETS

Food for pets, shelter information, and information for dealing with pets in a disaster.

Is the Produce from My Flooded Garden Safe?

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 2:14pm

By Lynn Bliven, Cornell Cooperative Extension Association Team Coordinator

Flood Cleanup Update

News from Emergency Services posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 10:45am

FOR VOUNTEER’S - ASBESTOS UPDATE

IF YOU SUSPECT

  • Any Asbestos damaged by mud or flood related - DO NOT TOUCH!
  • Notify Homeowner
  • Information on contractors & clean up available at Mayor’s Office

WATER BOILING ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED FOR THE VILLAGE OF GOWANDA

FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER

FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER is still operational until Friday, August 28 at 5 pm

Farmers Must Deal with Flooded Crops Now and at Harvest

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 10:32am

As the water recedes from last week’s rains, farmers are now left to deal with the aftermath of damaged crops. There are immediate concerns for crops already harvested and future concerns for crops yet to be harvested. In each case, farmers should try to segregate storage flooded crops from unaffected crops.

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