News Releases for Massachusetts Severe Storm and Flooding (DR-1895)

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Approved Massachusetts disaster recovery assistance, including Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for housing and/or other essential needs and low-interest loans from...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- There are a lot of "how-to" questions that come with reducing future disaster risks. Not sure how high to elevate that furnace, how to purchase flood insurance or what to include in...
Friday, May 28, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Hyde Park Municipal Bldg., 1179 River St. in Boston will transition to a more specialized U.S. Small Business Administration (...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- As disaster recovery moves into its third month after record-setting spring flooding damage and loss, federal and Commonwealth officials overseeing assistance efforts provided new...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Residents and business owners in Suffolk and Bristol counties only have a short time left to talk face-to-face with disaster specialists at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs)...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Disaster recovery officials urge Bay State residents and businesses in the seven disaster-designated counties dealing with uninsured damage and loss from record-setting spring...
Friday, May 21, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. – Disaster officials overseeing recovery operations in the Massachusetts record-setting Spring floods announced that the registration deadline for homeowners, renters and business...
Friday, May 21, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Disaster officials overseeing Bay State recovery efforts are urging individuals and businesses with damage or losses from March flooding to take advantage of the dwindling...
Friday, May 21, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Can 1,000 people per day be wrong? Through May 25, 2010, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) community education and outreach advisors will be on-hand at local Lowe’s home...
Monday, May 17, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Adjusting to the changing needs of survivors of the March 2010 storms and flooding, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Only flood insurance covers flood damage. Without it, your recovery options are limited and costly. Your recovery will depend on your savings, your line of credit or the hope that a...
Friday, May 14, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Many residents who were affected by the recent difficult period of storms and flooding suffered only temporary setbacks.  For some Bay Staters, however, difficulties continue. For...
Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- After recent floods, thousands of Massachusetts residents have already  discovered that having someone who understands flooding issues is no further away than their local home...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. ­– The relentless March rainfalls and resulting flooding have brought new milestones to Bay State history as this disaster proves to be the largest, and costliest, in state history. As...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. ­-- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) officials have heard it all when    it comes to homeowners who tell them why they aren’t going to apply for a low-interest disaster loan....
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Everyone lives in a flood zone. And any home can suffer water damage, even if it is in a so-called low-hazard zone, such as an area of "higher ground". That’s the clear and...
Monday, May 10, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- As Bay State residents rebuild their homes, schools and businesses after recent floods, disaster recovery officials want their efforts to include preparing for the possibility of...
Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass. -- If March storms and flooding swept away essential documents or caused other potential legal headaches, a Commonwealth-FEMA disaster assistance program called Disaster Legal Services...
Friday, May 7, 2010 - 00:00
ANDOVER, Mass.  -- For many Bay State residents, the cost of flood clean-up and repair has been a sobering experience. Specifically, homeowner’s or renter’s insurance rarely covers the cost of...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 00:00
Andover, Mass. -- State and federal recovery efforts following severe flooding in large areas of Eastern and Central Massachusetts in late March continued to show steady progress as the State/FEMA...

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