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 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.
November 10, 2003
Baltimore, MD - Maryland disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. November 18, 2003, is the last day to file applications for disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
November 7, 2003
Baltimore, MD - November 18, 2003, is the last day to register with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance. Register by calling FEMA's toll-free number 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). People with hearing or speech impairments can call TTY 1-800-462-7585. The telephone numbers are operational seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
November 7, 2003
Baltimore, MD -- Maryland residents have received just under $58 million in disaster aid in the seven weeks since the state was declared a federal disaster area due to Hurricane Isabel.
November 5, 2003
Baltimore, MD - November 18, 2003 is the last day to apply for federal and state disaster assistance. For those who have already applied and who have received a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application packet, November 18, 2003 is also the deadline to mail in the completed packet to the SBA.
November 3, 2003
Baltimore, MD - Two of the three Dorchester County Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will end operations on November 5, 2003, but state and federal officials want residents to know that help is still just a phone call away.
|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|