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
November 28, 2003
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Maryland disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to register. Monday, December 8, 2003, is the last day to file applications for disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
November 26, 2003
BALTIMORE, Md. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the County Office Building in Cambridge will end operations at 5 p.m. Friday, December 5. To date, nearly 1,000 people have taken advantage of the resources available at the recovery center. Saturday, November 29 is the last Saturday this DRC will be open. The Dorchester County DRC is located in the County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, in Cambridge. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday ? Saturday; final closing Friday, December 5 at 5 p.m.
November 25, 2003
BALTIMORE, Md. -- State and federal disaster assistance has been available seven days a week since Hurricane Isabel struck Maryland. On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, the toll-free registration and Help line and the two Disaster Recovery Centers still operating in Maryland will be closed. The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster assistance registration line will close on Wednesday, November 26 at 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time; operators will resume taking calls at 7 a.m. Friday, November 28.
November 21, 2003
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Maryland residents have received just under $75 million in disaster aid in the two months since the state was declared a federal disaster area due to Hurricane Isabel.
November 21, 2003
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Maryland disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only two more weeks to apply. December 8, 2003, is the last day to file applications for disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials. If you are not registered in the system by December 8 and you later discover hurricane-related damages, they will not be covered by disaster assistance programs.
November 14, 2003
BALTIMORE -- Federal officials announced today that they have granted Maryland's request to extend the disaster assistance application period for damages from Hurricane Isabel. The new deadline is December 8, 2003. "We hope this extra time will ensure that everyone who suffered damage and losses from Hurricane Isabel will get the federal and state assistance they need to begin the process of rebuilding their lives," said Federal Coordinating Officer Bill Lokey.
|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 Photo||The businesses and residents of Fells Point were severely flooded by Hurricane Isabel. FEMA News Photo/Liz Roll|