News Releases for Rhode Island Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1894)

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- Rhode Island households and businesses affected by severe storms and flooding beginning March 12, 2010, have received $50,921,890 in approved disaster grants and loans, according to...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- The last day to register with the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training for Disaster Unemployment Assistance for those who became unemployed due to the March flooding is...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R. I. – Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Rhode Island have announced the Disaster Recovery Centers in Bristol and Westerly will close May 7, 2010.  ...
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- If you are one of the over 23,000 Rhode Islanders who have registered for disaster assistance with FEMA, you may know someone, a family member or a neighbor who has not applied for...
Saturday, May 1, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R. I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training will hold its final claims filing sessions for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in Providence, West Warwick, and Westerly. Sessions...
Friday, April 30, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to use the money wisely, and keep receipts and other documentation for at least three years as proof the funds were...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- A Disaster Recovery Center located in Cumberland will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced. The Cumberland DRC is located at: Berkeley...
Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 00:00
WEST WARWICK, R.I.  -- "Mold can make you feel miserable,” said Bob Vanderslice, team leader of the Rhode Island Department of Health's Healthy Homes and Environment initiative, speaking at a West...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- FEMA mitigation specialists know Rhode Islanders are beginning to deal with one of the most destructive aspects of flooding…mold and mildew.  In order to help with this and other...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- State and federal disaster officials are reminding Rhode Island residents who suffered damages from the storms and flooding between March 12 and April 12 that they have one month...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- Rhode Island residents who suffered damages from the severe storms and flooding that began March 12 should watch out for scam artists when hiring contractors to clean and repair...
Monday, April 26, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training will hold additional claims filing sessions for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in Providence, West Warwick and Westerly. Sessions...
Friday, April 23, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R. I. -- More than $36 million in grants and loans have been approved for residents of Rhode Island who are following the recommended steps for obtaining disaster assistance from the federal...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will open in East Providence April 24 for a three-day stay, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced. The location of the MDRC will be:...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- FEMA mitigation specialists know one of the most destructive effects of flooding is the contamination of homes and buildings with mold.  In order to help Rhode Islanders deal with...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- All Disaster Recovery Centers operating in Rhode Island will change their hours of operation beginning Sunday, April 25, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced. The new...
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training will hold additional claims filing sessions for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in Providence, West Warwick and Westerly April 20-...
Monday, April 19, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will open in North Kingstown to supplement others already in operation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced. The North Kingstown...
Monday, April 19, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R.I. --  FEMA mitigation specialists will staff a booth at Lowe’s in Warwick to provide residents with important information on ways to repair or improve their homes to reduce or prevent...
Friday, April 16, 2010 - 00:00
WARWICK, R. I. – Filing a flood insurance claim to repair flood damage is an important process for any home or business owner who purchased National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) protection before...

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