Massachusetts Severe Storm and Flooding (DR-1895)

Incident period: March 12, 2010 to April 26, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 29, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 13, 2010
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) community education and outreach specialists will staff information kiosks at four home improvement centers in Middlesex County beginning Thursday, July 15 through Tuesday July 20.
July 8, 2010
News Release
Portsmouth, N.H. -- With only days left until the Monday July 12 disaster registration window closes, recovery officials made a final appeal to residents with uninsured disaster-related damage or loss in the seven disaster-designated Commonwealth counties to register for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Officials said FEMA toll-free registration lines and its dedicated internet site will be available at regular hours throughout the weekend period for last-minute applicants, continuing through close-of-business, 10 p.m. (EDT) Monday.
July 7, 2010
News Release
Portsmouth, N.H. -- In an ongoing effort to bring all-hazards preparedness advice and guidance to Massachusetts residents in disaster designated counties, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) community education and outreach specialists will staff information kiosks at four home improvement centers beginning Thursday, July 8 through Tuesday July 13. Risk-reduction specialists will be available from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in:
July 7, 2010
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- As Massachusetts's spring flood recovery passed the three-month mark, newly released official totals give a much clearer picture of the widespread damage and loss caused by record rainfall that swamped large areas of Eastern and Central Massachusetts during the latter half of March and most of April. The current total of 37,025 applicants and more than $90.9 million in approved assistance is on track to nearly double the Bay State's 2006 Mother's Day event where total disaster aid exceeded $55 million.
July 1, 2010
News Release
Portsmouth, N.H. -- As the extended recovery from Massachusetts' spring flooding enters its fourth month, residents in designated counties with uninsured damages are being given every opportunity to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) before the final application deadline, Monday July 12 close-of-business. Recovery officials announced that normal operating hours for disaster registration would continue without interruption throughout the three-day July 4 holiday weekend.
June 29, 2010
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- In a continuing outreach effort to bring practical risk-reduction advice and guidance to Massachusetts residents, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) community education and outreach specialists will be visiting four Essex County home improvement stores beginning Thursday, July 1 through Tuesday, July 6. On-site FEMA specialists will be able to provide store visitors with easy accessible planning tools and tips including:

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