Connecticut Snow (EM-3200)
Incident period: January 22, 2005 to January 23, 2005
Emergency Declaration declared on February 17, 2005
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
February 23, 2005
BOSTON, Maine -- Briefings have been scheduled throughout Connecticut to explain the application process to obtain federal assistance available to supplement state and local governments’ costs for clean-up of the record snowfall of January 22-23, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today. With President Bush’s Feb. 18 declaration, agencies in all Connecticut counties became eligible for federal funding to reimburse 75 percent of approved costs for equipment, contracts, and personnel overtime related to emergency services in dealing with the snow storm.
February 18, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Connecticut to supplement state and local emergency costs for responding to last month's record snowfall, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.