Maine Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding (DR-1693)

Incident period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 25, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 17, 2007
News Release
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has declared Washington County eligible for disaster assistance for state and local governments and certain private non-profits. This brings to 13 the total number of Maine counties eligible for public assistance as a result of damages from the April nor'easter.
May 15, 2007
News Release
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Residents of York and Cumberland counties who have called their county emergency manager but not yet contacted FEMA are not registered to receive state and federal disaster assistance. Those affected must apply at www.fema.gov or by calling toll-free 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week until further notice. Those with speech or hearing impairment may call TTY 1-800-462-7585.
May 14, 2007
News Release
SCARBOROUGH, Maine ? Officials from Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open Disaster Recovery Centers to assist individuals and business owners affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred April 15-23. There will be several mobile facilities that operate for a few days each at multiple locations throughout Cumberland County as well as a fixed site. Residents can visit any location that is convenient for them. Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday for all locations.
May 12, 2007
News Release
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Officials from Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open Disaster Recovery Centers to assist individuals and business owners affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred April 15-23. There will be several mobile facilities that operate for a few days each at multiple locations throughout York and Cumberland counties as well as a fixed site in each county. Residents can visit any location that is convenient for them. Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday for all locations.
May 10, 2007
News Release
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Officials from Maine Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center at 5 Swetts Bridge Road in Alfred to assist individuals and business owners affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred April 15-23. The center is to be open May 11 and operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m on May 11, 12, 14 and 15. It will be closed Sunday May 13.
May 9, 2007
News Release
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Residents of two Maine counties can now register for federal disaster assistance for damages related to the Nor'easter that struck Maine in mid-April. This aid is in addition to that already approved for 12 Maine counties following the declaration of a federal disaster by President Bush on April 25.

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