PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $10 million to reimburse state and local governments in Maine for costs incurred in four snow storms that hit the state early this year, according to disaster recovery officials. Total aid for the four winter storms is $10,056,005.72.The funds were allocated through FEMA’s Public Assistance program. President George Bush declared the emergencies after a request from Governor John Baldacci following the storms.JANUARY SNOW EMERGENCY
August 23, 2005
FEMA Assistance Tops $10 Million To Help Pay Costs From Four Snow Emergencies In Maine Early This Year
April 21, 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 Maine to supplement emergency response efforts for a second record snowstorm that struck the state during March.