Delaware Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms (DR-1896)

Incident period: February 5, 2010 to February 11, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 31, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 18, 2010
News Release
SMYRNA, Del. -- The catastrophic winter storms that overwhelmed Delaware in February left the state blanketed with record and near record snow amounts between February 5 and February11.  The result was a presidential disaster declaration on March 31, 2010 which, to date, has resulted in federal grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) totaling more than $7.6 million dollars.
May 25, 2010
News Release
SMYRNA, Del. -- As a result of the severe winter storms and snowstorms which blanketed portions of the State of Delaware in February, a Federal disaster declaration was signed by the President.  Under the declaration, certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) may be eligible to receive Federal aid when they meet certain Public Assistance (PA) criteria. The deadline to apply for assistance is May 31, 2010.
April 30, 2010
News Release
SMYRNA, Del. – As a result of the severe winter storms and snowstorms that blanketed portions of the State of Delaware in February, a Federal disaster declaration was signed by the President.  Under the declaration, certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) may be eligible to receive Federal assistance when they meet certain Public Assistance (PA) criteria.
April 7, 2010
News Release
SMYRNA, Del. -- As a result of the severe winter storms and snowstorms which struck the State of Delaware from February 5-11, 2010, Federal disaster aid has been made available to Delaware to supplement recovery efforts. The disaster was declared on March 31, 2010.
March 31, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Delaware. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe winter storms. (Source: FEMA funded, state administered) How to Apply for Assistance:
March 31, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Delaware to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas struck by severe winter storms and snowstorms during the period of February 5-11, 2010.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Delaware, FEMA-1896-DR (PDF 22KB)
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