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 17, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. ? In cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, community relations workers with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are on the streets reaching out to people affected by the April storms. Experienced two-person teams wearing dark blue FEMA shirts and carrying photo identification are visiting churches, homes and businesses in neighborhoods with damages. These teams will canvas in the seven Connecticut counties eligible for FEMA Individuals and Households Program assistance.
June 14, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Homeowners, renters, and business owners in Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New London, New Haven and Windham counties who were affected by flooding during mid-April storms can now apply for disaster aid by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) toll-free registration number at 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362). Those who are hearing and speech impaired may call TTY 1-800-462-7585. Phone lines are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT.
May 11, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Connecticut. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
May 11, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Connecticut to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding during the period of April 15-27, 2007.

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