Massachusetts Severe Storms & Flooding (DR-1364)
Incident period: March 5, 2001 to April 16, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 10, 2001
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
June 1, 2001
Quincy, MA -- Residents and business owners in seven Eastern Massachusetts counties, who sustained damage from the March storms and flooding, have only one more week to apply for disaster assistance. June 9 is the last day applications will be accepted. That is also the deadline for submitting loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property.
May 23, 2001
Quincy, MA -- Hazard mitigation is working in Massachusetts. "Some projects completed since the state's previous flooding disasters clearly demonstrated their effectiveness this year," said Stephen J. McGrail, director of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.
May 23, 2001
Quincy, MA -- More than 27,000 residents and business owners in the seven eastern Massachusetts counties hit by flooding and storm damage in March and April were covered by the National Flood Insurance Program according to data released today.
May 22, 2001
Quincy, MA -- Residents and business owners in the seven Massachusetts counties who suffered losses as a result of severe weather and flooding have a little more than two weeks to apply for state and federal disaster aid. The deadline is June 9.
May 17, 2001
Quincy, MA -- Grants totaling more than $6.8 million have been issued throughout eastern Massachusetts for disaster housing assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "Checks have gone to eligible homeowners, and renters affected by the severe storms and flooding, March 5 through April 16 in Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester counties," said Federal Coordinating Officer Louis H. Botta.
May 14, 2001
Quincy, MA -- There will be another flood, nature will see to that. But that doesn't mean it has to be a disaster. "Now is the time to think about protecting your home from future flooding," advises Stephen J. McGrail, director of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and the state coordinating officer for the disaster recovery under way.