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September 27, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
August 22, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- One day remains for Massachusetts disaster survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. Survivors must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and return their U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications by today, Monday, August 22, to be considered for FEMA and SBA disaster assistance.
August 19, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Four days remain for Massachusetts disaster survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. Survivors must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and return their U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications by Monday, August 22, to be considered for FEMA and SBA disaster assistance.
August 18, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- Five days remain for Massachusetts disaster survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. Survivors must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and return their U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications by Monday, August 22, to be considered for FEMA and SBA disaster assistance.
August 8, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- One week remains for Massachusetts disaster survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. Survivors must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and return their U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications by Monday, August 15, to be considered for FEMA and SBA disaster assistance.
August 3, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- The Commonwealth-FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Springfield will close at 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, and reopen in the same location as a Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. The SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center will operate at:
August 2, 2011
Updates
Residents were stunned when a tornado struck the town of Springfield, Mass. Swift response by state and local officials, assisted by relief organizations and volunteers, helped survivors to cope with the disaster. Many survivors observed that it is vital to have a plan before disaster strikes.
August 2, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- For residents of Hampden and Worcester counties hit by the June 1 severe storms and tornadoes, the Aug. 15, 2011 deadline for applying for federal disaster aid is approaching fast. Don’t let common misunderstandings cause you to miss deadlines for disaster assistance. Check the following questions and answers to learn why you should register now at www.fema.gov/ or 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585 for the deaf and hard of hearing. Answers to some common questions about disaster assistance:
August 1, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- People who receive a notice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency stating they are ineligible for disaster assistance may be able to use additional records to turn that "no" into a "yes." "Every applicant has the right to appeal a FEMA decision," said Federal Coordinating Officer Nick Russo. "When you do so, you are asking us to review your case again, and we will gladly do that." State and federal disaster assistance is available in Hampden and Worcester counties for survivors of the severe storms and tornadoes that struck Massachusetts June 1.
July 28, 2011
News Release
WESTFIELD, Mass. -- The commonwealth/federal Disaster Recovery Center in Springfield will be closed Saturdays, starting July 30, but will continue with its regular hours of operation Monday through Friday until further notice. Weekday hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The DRC will be closed both Saturday and Sunday. The center is located at: Massachusetts Technology ParkOne Federal Street, Building #104Springfield, Massachusetts 01105

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