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Maryland Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms (DR-1910)

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Incident period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 06, 2010


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.   

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $59,386,940.85 $55,541,372.77 $3,798,837.29
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:46 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Maryland, FEMA-1910-DR (PDF 18KB)