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

April 26, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Only one week remains for Massachusetts residents who have lost jobs as a result of the March flood disaster to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits. Applications must be in by close of business Monday, May 3. The special DUA program announced by Governor Patrick on April 2 provides benefits for workers who would not normally qualify for unemployment compensation, including             self-employed persons, commission-paid employees, and other categories of workers.
April 24, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Bay State homeowners, landlords and business owners are urged to check with local government building officials regarding permits before repairing or rebuilding a structure damaged by the record-setting March rainfall and resulting flooding.
April 24, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- If your area flooded during the March heavy rainfall, it’s likely to flood again. And many have learned too late that an ordinary homeowner’s policy does not cover flood damage, disaster recovery officials said.
April 21, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- State and federal disaster assistance accelerated sharply in the past week with more than $10 million of additional aid approved for homeowners, renters and business owners in the seven federally designated Massachusetts counties. In addition, more than       5,000 new registrations have been received by FEMA in the past seven days.
April 21, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Recovery officials announced a series of changes affecting Disaster Recovery Center outreach efforts in Massachusetts counties today.
April 20, 2010
News Release
ANDOVER, Mass. -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster, like the recent March flooding, can be a daunting task. But with the right suggestions, homeowners can build back smarter and stronger. Through April 29, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists will be on-hand at 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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  • Massachusetts, FEMA-1895-DR (PDF 39KB)
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