Connecticut Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1700)

Incident period: April 15, 2007 to April 27, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 11, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 27, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The only way to register for Federal and State disaster assistance is by directly contacting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  Individuals and businesses affected by the storms from April 15 - 27 need to know that contacting other agencies does not register them with FEMA.
June 26, 2007
News Release
Windsor, Conn. -- Connecticut workers impacted by the April Nor?easter may now be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). To be eligible for benefits, individuals must be unemployed as a direct result of the disaster and be unable to resume work. July 19, 2007, is the DUA application deadline for those who live or work in the seven counties designated for Individual Assistance. Those counties are: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, and Windham.
June 23, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Another Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens in Norwalk on Tuesday, June 26, at the Norwalk Armory, 290 New Canaan Avenue and will serve area residents from Fairfield County.  The Center provides a location where individuals affected by the mid-April storm can talk face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists.  Representatives from local, state and federal agencies will staff the DRCs.  The SBA will also have representatives available to help with the disaster loan application process.
June 22, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Another Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located in Hartford County, will open on Saturday, June 23, in Simsbury. It will be at Simsbury High School, 34 Farms Village Road. The Center provides a location where individuals affected by the mid-April storm can talk face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists.
June 21, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- A fifth Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located in New Haven County, will open on Saturday, June 23, in Waterbury. It will be at the Chase Bank Building, 236 Grand Street. The Center provides a location where individuals affected by the mid-April storm can talk face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists.
June 21, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- In the first week since the declaration, more than $550,000 in grants for housing-related and personal property losses are now on their way to Connecticut residents qualified to receive disaster declaration authorized funds to aid individuals and households, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces today. Most of the assistance is for grants to residents needing to make emergency repairs to damaged residences so they are safe, sanitary and secure.

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