Massachusetts Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm (DR-1959)

Incident period: January 11, 2011 to January 12, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 7, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 11, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, MA. -- The Massachusetts and Federal Emergency Management Agencies (MEMA and FEMA) announced today that FEMA has awarded $1,050,102 in Public Assistance funds to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. These funds reimburse state agencies, local governments and private nonprofit organizations for costs associated with the January 11-12 severe winter storm and snowstorm. Additional funds will be obligated as FEMA continues to process applications.
May 3, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Federal disaster assistance has been designated for Hampden County to help local governments and eligible private nonprofit organizations recover costs accrued during the January 11-12, 2011 severe winter storm and snowstorm the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
March 7, 2011
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 Massachusetts. Assistance for Commonwealth and Eligible Local Governments Can Include as Required:
March 7, 2011
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 Massachusetts and ordered federal aid to supplement the commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 11-12, 2011.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Massachusetts, FEMA-1959-DR (PDF 21KB)
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