District of Columbia (DC) Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms (DR-1890)

Incident period: February 5, 2010 to February 11, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 24, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 23, 2010
News Release
REISTERSTOWN, Md. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of $2,364,361.42 in federal grant funds to the DC Department of Transportation (DCDOT).   This amount represents costs associated with their December 2009 and February 2010 severe winter storm damages.  To-date more than $5 million  has been obligated to the District for the two snow events.
May 24, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The District of Columbia’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today there are only a few days left to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs) for damage resulting from the February 5-11, 2010 severe winter storms and snowstorms. The deadline is May 26, 2010.
May 5, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As a result of the severe winter storms and snowstorms that blanketed portions of the District of Columbia in February, a Federal disaster declaration was signed by the President.  Under the declaration, certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) may be eligible to receive Federal assistance when they meet certain Public Assistance (PA) criteria.
March 30, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As a result of the severe winter storms and snowstorms that struck the District of Columbia February 5th- l1th , 2010, Federal disaster aid has been made available to the District to supplement recovery efforts. The disaster was declared on March 24, 2010.
March 24, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for the District of Columbia. Assistance for the District and Affected Local Governance Can Include as Required:
March 24, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- 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 District of Columbia to supplement the District’s recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and snowstorm, during the period of February 5-11, 2010. Federal funding is available to the District of Columbia and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe winter storms and snowstorm.
Main Content

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • District of Columbia, FEMA-1890-DR (PDF 20KB)
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