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September 23, 2010
News Release
REISTERSTOWN, Md. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of $4,866,281.79 in federal funds to Baltimore County for costs associated with the December 2009 and February 2010 severe winter storms. To-date, more than $30 million has been obligated to Maryland applicants affected by the two snow disasters.
July 16, 2010
News Release
REISTERSTOWN, Md. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated a total of $15,433,361 in Public Assistance (PA) funds to Maryland for the December 18-20, 2009, and the February 5-11, 2010, severe winter storms and snowstorms. The storms resulted in Federal disaster declarations. The State will be reimbursed at 75 percent to help speed its recovery. Additional funds will be obligated as FEMA continues to process project worksheets for costs associated with the disasters.
July 1, 2010
News Release
REISTERSTOWN, M.D. -- The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced there are only a few days left to request FEMA aid for the severe winter storms impacting the area February 5-11, 2010, resulting in a disaster declaration for the State of Maryland. The deadline is Tuesday July 6. Local officials, county agencies and certain private nonprofit organizations have less than a week left to submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) for damage from the storms.   
June 17, 2010
News Release
REISTERSTOWN, Md. --The Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced they will hold Public Assistance Applicant Briefings in Montgomery and Howard Counties and the City of Baltimore. The briefings are being held to help local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations affected by the February 5-11, 2010, severe winter storms and snowstorms.
May 21, 2010
News Release
REISTERSTOWN, Md. -- The Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced they will hold Public Assistance Applicant Briefings in the Counties of Caroline, Carroll, Calvert, Cecil, Charles, Frederick, Kent, Queen Anne's, St. Mary's, and Talbot. Earlier briefings were held in Alleghany, Garrett and Washington Counties. The meetings are to help local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations affected by the February 5-11, 2010, severe winter storms and snowstorms.  
May 17, 2010
News Release
REISTERSTOWN, MD -- The Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced they will hold Public Assistance Applicant Briefings in Garrett, Allegany and Washington Counties to help local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations affected by the February 5-11, 2009, severe winter storms and snowstorms.  The briefings will take place on the 19th and 20th of this month.
May 12, 2010
Disaster Federal Register Notice
May 6, 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 the state of Maryland: Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
May 6, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Craig Fugate, announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Maryland to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and snowstorms during the period of February 5-11, 2010.
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