Delaware Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1654)
Incident period: June 23, 2006 to July 14, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 5, 2006
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 4, 2006
Smyrna, Del. -- The second major Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) public assistance money for infrastructure repair has been released to the Delaware Emergency Management Agency to reimburse Sussex county government agencies for repairs needed after the severe June 23 storm and flooding. "We are pleased that our partnership will help restore monies to the government agencies whose budgets were impacted by storm damage repairs. This is an important and traditional function of the FEMA and state partnership,"Glen R. Sachtleben, Federal Coordinating Officer, said.
July 20, 2006
Smyrna, Del. -- Through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Public Assistance program, disaster assistance for recovery from the June 23 storm is available to Sussex County, FEMA and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency said. The deadline for applying is August 5. Representatives of government agencies within Sussex County and certain private non-profit organizations are encouraged to contact the Delaware Emergency Management Agency at 302-659-3362.
July 5, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State of Delaware to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding that began on June 23, 2006, and continuing.