Connecticut Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1904)
Incident period: March 12, 2010 to May 17, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 23, 2010
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
June 2, 2010
WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 1 p.m. Saturday in Norwalk to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the severe storms and flooding rainfall that affected Connecticut from March 12 to May 17. The center will be open at Norwalk Community College West Campus, Room W-103, 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854 until 4 p.m. on opening day. After that, the hours of operation will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays until further notice.
May 20, 2010
WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) program has been coordinating with local and state officials in Connecticut to complete the federal disaster assistance application process.
May 17, 2010
WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- As a result of March’s severe storms and flooding, help is available to support the state of Connecticut and its homeowners and low-income renters, according to U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials. The federal disaster declaration on April 23 for Fairfield, Middlesex and New London Counties allows HUD to offer foreclosure relief and other assistance to certain residents living in these counties. HUD is:
May 10, 2010
WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- Certain private nonprofit (PNP) groups in the disaster-designated counties that experienced damages from the severe storms and flooding occurring March 12 and continuing may be eligible for Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That includes eligible PNPs in the counties of Fairfield, Middlesex and New London.
May 7, 2010
WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- Due to the severe storms and flooding March 12 and continuing, residents may find their homes affected by storm-water damage. For those who are just returning to their homes to begin cleaning up, the following precautions should be taken to minimize the likelihood of mold contamination:
April 23, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced a major disaster exists in the State of Connecticut and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on March 12, 2010, and continuing.