Maine Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding (DR-1693)
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 13, 2007
AUGUSTA, Maine -- Almost three months after the Patriots' Day flooding, Maine continues to move along on the road to recovery. State and federal assistance to Maine residents and communities has surpassed $9.6 million in response to the mid-April floods. More than 2,600 households applied for assistance after President Bush approved a federal disaster declaration on April 25.
July 6, 2007
Augusta, Maine - This is the final weekend for Maine residents and business owners who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding occurring April 15 - 23 to apply for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The application deadline is 6 p.m. Monday, July 9. Aid available may include grants for temporary housing and home repair, funds for replacement of damaged or destroyed property, and low interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
July 2, 2007
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Maine residents who suffered losses caused by the April nor'easter have only one week left to register for disaster assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) are urging all those affected to apply by Monday, July 9.
June 28, 2007
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - More than $7.2 million in assistance has been approved for Maine following the severe storms and flooding resulting from an April Nor'easter. Residents affected by the storm have less than two weeks to apply for assistance before the July 9 deadline.
June 25, 2007
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Only two weeks remain for Maine residents to register for disaster assistance to help with losses caused by the April Nor'easter. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) are urging all those affected to apply by Monday, July 9.
June 21, 2007
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Many people think that if they do not live near a river or the coast, they are not in danger of flooding - not true. In recent years, remnants of tropical storms and heavy spring and summer rainfalls have caused serious flood damage across Maine. Everyone lives in a potential flood zone and most homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage.
Incident period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 25, 2007