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August 15, 2007
News Release
Windsor, Conn. -- Almost four months after a nor’easter and flooding in Connecticut, federal disaster grants and loans to those with storm-related losses exceed $6.4M. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reports that 2493 individuals and businesses from the seven designated counties -- Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham -- registered for disaster assistance before the August 13 deadline.
August 7, 2007
News Release
Windsor, Conn. -- Individuals who had, or may yet have, financial costs as a result of storms and flooding last April have less than one week remaining to register for assistance, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. "I want to be sure everyone concerned knows that there is a deadline to register for federal assistance," said Governor M. Jodi Rell. "You must get your name and other information into the FEMA system before August 14, and the only way to do it is by registering with FEMA."
August 3, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- With close to $5.5 million already approved for the State of Connecticut the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) still has some concerns. The window of opportunity is slowly but surely closing for those individuals who had damages during the April severe storms and flooding.
August 1, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- With less that two weeks remaining to register for federal assistance to help with April 15-27 storm recovery, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminds Connecticut residents that a variety of programs are available for individuals and households.  August 13 is the deadline to register for FEMA and Small Business Administration (SBA) programs.
July 30, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- With most eligible individuals already registered for assistance, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency is reducing the hours that operators will be available for telephone registration. As of Monday, July 30, the toll-free number will be staffed Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-7p.m. EDT. The registration number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Hearing- and speech-impaired residents may call TTY 1-800-462-7585. Individuals may also register at www.FEMA.gov 24 hours a day.
July 27, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- As the last two Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Connecticut Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) closed on Thursday, federal grants and loans to help individuals and public facilities recover from the April 15 nor'easter reached more than $4.9 million. To date, disaster aid to Connecticut consists of:
July 24, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Typical property insurance provides financial protection from losses due to most perils - fire and windstorms, for example - that threaten structures and possessions. However, one peril that represents a significant threat to Connecticut residents is not covered by standard policies...virtually all these policies exclude any insurance for flooding.
July 23, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) serving Norwalk and Danbury will close on Thursday, July 26, at 6 p.m. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will operate a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in the Danbury location to help Fairfield County residents complete SBA loan applications.
July 20, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- As of July 19, more than $4.2 million dollars in aid for Connecticut individuals and businesses with storm damage is approved in the form of Individual Assistance and Public Assistance grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
July 19, 2007
News Release
Windsor, Conn. -- Despite the fact that destructive flooding regularly occurs in Connecticut, only 2 percent of Connecticut residents have flood insurance. Some may not be purchasing insurance due to a number of misconceptions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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