Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, Snow Melt, and Ice Jams (DR-1508)

Incident period: December 10, 2003 to December 31, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 5, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 12, 2004
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Sagadahoc County has been added to the list of counties eligible for federal disaster assistance for damage to public property from flooding last December, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced. The flooding, caused by periods of heavy rain, snowmelt and river ice jams, occurred from December 10 through December 31, 2003.
February 23, 2004
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- The deadline for local officials in disaster-designated Maine counties to apply for Public Assistance to reimburse emergency actions and infrastructure damage caused by the December 10-31 storms is March 6, the Federal Emergency Management Agency advised today. Eligible applicants in the counties of Franklin, Kennebec, Oxford, Piscataquis, Somerset and Waldo must submit Requests for Public Assistance for reimbursement of costs incurred in the severe storms, flooding, snow melt, and ice jams by this deadline.
February 6, 2004
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Briefings have been scheduled to explain the process of applying for federal infrastructure assistance available for flooding caused by periods of heavy rain, snowmelt, and river ice jams that occurred in Maine from Dec.10-31, 2003, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said today.
February 5, 2004
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Maine to supplement state and local recovery efforts in communities struck by floods last December.
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