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 1, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Volunteers from many faiths, community-based charities and non-profit organizations demonstrate their devotion to helping others on a daily basis. In times of extraordinary need, such as the recent severe flooding, they somehow manage to do even more. Some volunteers who began working at the beginning of the March storms are still active today, helping affected individuals continue to try to put their lives back in order. New groups of volunteers continue to arrive each week to assist with the ongoing disaster recovery effort.
May 1, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass.  -- Don’t delay, register today! That’s the message from recovery officials concerned that many survivors in the seven designated Bay State disaster counties  are short-changing themselves by simply not registering for state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance. The registration takes approximately 15 minutes, and it’s the essential first step in the recovery process.
April 30, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Concord will open at 9 a.m., Monday, May 3 to provide face-to-face help to Middlesex County residents about any disaster-related need or concern caused by the record-setting rainfall and resulting flooding beginning in mid-March. The center is located at the:Concord Armory91 Everett StreetConcord, MA 01742 The center will operate daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday until further notice.
April 28, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Flint Public Library, 1 South Main Street in Middleton will transition to a more specialized U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) outreach center over the weekend and re-open Monday, May 3 at 10 a.m. The current DRC remains open Thursday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday. Area residents with disaster-related questions are urged to visit the recovery center before the temporary interruption in service.
April 28, 2010
News Release
Andover, Mass. -- Recovery efforts in Massachusetts continue to gain momentum as financial aid flows and hundreds more register daily. In addition, thousands of Commonwealth residents have sought risk-reduction advice at local home improvement centers in the past week on ways to lessen vulnerability in future disasters.
April 27, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- After a disaster like the recent March flooding, rebuilding or repairing   can be an overwhelming chore. But with the right suggestions and help from professionals, homeowners can build back smarter and stronger. Through May 4, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) community education advisors will be on-hand at area Home Depot and Lowe’s home improvement stores to provide information about low-cost ways to rebuild that can reduce the risk from future flood events and other potential hazards.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Massachusetts, FEMA-1895-DR (PDF 39KB)
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