Rhode Island Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding (DR-1704)

Incident period: April 15, 2007 to April 16, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 25, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 13, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- More than $56 thousand* in federal aid is obligated to help Rhode Island communities recover from damage and destruction caused by severe storms and flooding in April, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 5, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Nonprofit organizations in Newport County that provide essential public services and with losses from the April 15 - 16 storms are invited to attend an applicant briefing in Portsmouth on Thursday to learn how to apply for federal disaster recovery grants. Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have funding available for eligible nonprofit organizations in Newport County to repair damages caused by the nor?easter. The briefing is in Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Street, at 11 a.m.
June 5, 2007
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are holding an applicants briefing Thursday, June 7 in Portsmouth to explain federal funding available to help Newport County local governments and eligible nonprofits recover from mid-April storm damage. The briefing will be held at the Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Street, at 11 a.m.
May 25, 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 issued for Rhode Island. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
May 25, 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 Rhode Island to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and inland and coastal flooding during the period of April 15 -16, 2007.
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