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Flood Help & Information


Were You or Someone You Know Affected By Flooding in Oneida/Herkimer County?
If you or someone you know were affected by flooding in either Oneida or Herkimer County and are in need of emergency services or disaster recovery, you have options.
Here are three ways you can report your needs and be connected with helpful services. 
1. Call 2-1-1 (1-844-DIAL-211)
Residents may report their needs by calling 2-1-1, a toll free, 24/7 health and human service hot-line. Calls are confidential and free. Currently wait times for callers are only between 3-5 minutes on average, but any caller can select the option to receive a callback instead of waiting. 
2. Text MVFLOOD to 898-211
Residents can now text MVFLOOD to 898-211 to report flood-related damages and current unmet needs or to request a callback from an operator.
Residents can also report their damages by filling out the online intake form on United Way's 2-1-1 Website.
Intake Form
Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARC)
Centers to provide recovery resources for individuals affected by the flood will be available in Oneida and Herkimer counties.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

12:00pm to 6:00pm (Last Registration 5:30pm)
Newport Fire Department | 7370 Main Street, Newport

Wednesday, November 16, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm (Last Registration 3:30pm)
Dolgeville Volunteer Fire Department | 20 S. Helmer Ave, Dolgeville

Thursday, November 14, 2019
12:00pm to 8:00pm (Last registration at 7:30pm)
Willowvale Fire Department, 3459 S. Oneida St., Chadwicks

Friday, November 15, 2019
12:00pm to 8:00pm (Last registration at 7:30pm)
Parkway School, 65 Oriskany Blvd., Whitesboro

Partner resources available at the MARC will include service organizations such as the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, United Way-211, Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, Catholic Charities, County Departments of Social Services, Public Health, Mental Health, Office for the Aging, & Emergency Management, and many more. 
Are you an agency looking to sign-up to attend one or more of the resource fairs? Sign-up Here.


A great way to help people affected by the recent flooding is to support the 2-1-1 service and long-term recovery needs by donating to United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area.
Donate Here
Many residents have been displaced from their homes by the recent flooding. Local landlords with available apartments can help. More information and a form will be available soon.