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

May 26, 2010
News Release
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) operating in those areas, recovery officials said. Commonwealth/FEMA DRCs ceasing operations before the 2010 Memorial Day weekend are: Bristol County – Closing Thursday, May 27, 7 p.m.One Government Center114 South Main StreetFall River, MA 02721Final Hours:May 26-27, Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
May 25, 2010
News Release
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 flooding to adopt a take-charge action plan to help speed the possibility of obtaining state and federal disaster aid. Although the Massachusetts disaster registration deadline was recently extended to June 28, the recovery officials said that delaying registration decisions to the deadline is never in the best interest of survivors.
May 21, 2010
News Release
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 opportunities for face-to-face help, advice and guidance at any of the remaining Commonwealth-FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs).
May 21, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. – Disaster officials overseeing recovery operations in the Massachusetts record-setting Spring floods announced that the registration deadline for homeowners, renters and business owners to apply for disaster assistance has been extended until close-of-business, Monday, June 28, 2010. The extension was agreed upon by Commonwealth and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials after reviewing the steady and consistent flow of new registrations throughout the last month. Since May 1, nearly 5,000 applications have been recorded by FEMA.
May 21, 2010
News Release
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 improvement stores to provide useful information about low-cost ways to rebuild that can reduce the risk from future flood events and other potential hazards. To date, more than 27,500 residents have been counseled at locations throughout the region, which represents upwards of 1,000 per day being helped.
May 17, 2010
News Release
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 (FEMA) will scale back Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) outreach operations by closing three centers this week. The DRC offices to close are:  

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