Maine Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1755)
Incident period: April 28, 2008 to May 14, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 9, 2008
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
May 10, 2008
Augusta, Maine - Officials from Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Aroostook County to assist individuals and business owners impacted by the flooding that occurred beginning April 28. The center will be at: Fort Kent Disaster Recovery Center 416 W. Main St. Fort KentOpening: Monday, May 12 Hours: Mon. - Sat., 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
May 9, 2008
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. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
May 9, 2008
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 Maine to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms and flooding beginning on April 28, 2008, and continuing.