Maryland Hurricane Isabel (DR-1492)

Incident period: September 18, 2003 to September 29, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 19, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

December 12, 2003
News Release
BALTIMORE, Md. -- residents have received almost $100 million in disaster aid since September 19, when the state was declared a federal disaster area due to Hurricane Isabel.
December 10, 2003
News Release
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Hours of operation for the toll-free Helpline serving Marylanders affected by Hurricane Isabel have changed. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the new hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Individuals who have applied for disaster assistance from FEMA and have questions about their application may call the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or TTY 1-800-462-7585 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
December 9, 2003
News Release
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Baltimore County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Essex will end operations at 5 p.m. Monday, December 15; state and federal officials want residents to know that help is still just a phone call away. The Baltimore County DRC is located in the Back River Neck Community Center County, 801 Back River Neck Rd, in Essex. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Saturday, December 13. The Center will be closed on Sunday and reopen for the last day, Monday, December 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
December 5, 2003
News Release
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Maryland residents have received more than $87 million in disaster aid since September 19, when the state was declared a federal disaster area due to Hurricane Isabel.
December 1, 2003
News Release
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Cambridge will end operations at 5 p.m. Friday, December 5; state and federal officials want residents to know that help is still just a phone call away. The Dorchester County DRC is located in the County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, in Cambridge. Hours of operation this week are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, December 5.
November 28, 2003
News Release
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Maryland residents have received just under $82 million in disaster aid since September 19, when the state was declared a federal disaster area due to Hurricane Isabel.

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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge visits with homeowners in Bowleys Quarters, MD.The businesses and residents of Fells Point were severely flooded by Hurricane Isabel.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge visits with homeowners in Bowleys Quarters, MD. More than 1,300 homes in the Baltimore County area were damaged by Hurricane Isabel. Photo by Dave Saville/ FEMA News PhotoThe businesses and residents of Fells Point were severely flooded by Hurricane Isabel. FEMA News Photo/Liz Roll 


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