Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides (DR-1852)
Incident period: June 18, 2009 to July 8, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 30, 2009
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 15, 2009
BOSTON, Mass. -- Since the July 30 federal disaster declaration in Maine for summer flooding, FEMA has approved over $2.5 Million to fund more than 300 Public Assistance projects. Federal and state staff continue to work with local officials in formulating and funding the remaining projects.
September 24, 2009
BOSTON, Mass. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) community education specialists will be participating in Lowe's Safety Saturday. This information-sharing, public safety, preparedness event will be held Saturday, September 26, 10am - 2pm, in Augusta, ME.
September 21, 2009
AUGUSTA, Maine -- More than $1.2 million in federal aid has been disbursed to help communities recover from the flooding that devastated areas of Maine this summer. The Federal Emergency management Agency (FEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) are assisting local recovery efforts through FEMA's Public Assistance program. This program provides funding to help communities repair, replace or restore damaged public facilities. It also helps cover the costs of clean up and emergency actions taken to protect lives or property.
July 30, 2009
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 Maine to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and landslides during the period of June 18 to July 8, 2009.