NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Federal reimbursement to Rhode Island communities for costs associated with last winter’s record snowfall is now at $3,467,501, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said today. With President Bush’s Feb. 17 declaration, all Rhode Island counties became eligible for federal funding to help reimburse state and local governments, and some private non-profit organizations, with costs associated with clean-up of the record-setting Jan. 22-23 snow storm.
News: Rhode Island Snow
May 16, 2005
February 23, 2005
BOSTON, Maine -- Briefings have been scheduled in Warwick 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.
February 18, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Rhode Island to supplement emergency response efforts for the record snowfall that blanketed the state last month.