Massachusetts Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1614)

Incident period: October 7, 2005 to October 16, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 10, 2005

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November 11, 2005
News Release
Washington, DC - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered federal aid to supplement the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding on October 7 ? 16, 2005. Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison said the President?s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Berkshire, Bristol, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth and Worcester.
November 11, 2005
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Massachusetts.

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