Massachusetts Explosions (EM-3362)

Incident period: April 15, 2013 to April 22, 2013
Emergency Declaration declared on April 17, 2013
Members of the FBI arrive on the scene of the bombings at the Boston Marathon.
The FBI arrives on the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings
 Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano leaves a bouquet of tulips at the Boston Marathon bombing memorial in Copley Square
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano visits the Boston Marathon bombing memorial in Copley Square
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino meet with Boston Marathon Bombing first responders
The Boston Marathon Bombing first responders meet with Secretary Napolitano

Survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombings can find helpful information via the The Boston Survivors Accessibility Alliance

 

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 25, 2013
News Release
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a request from Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to extend by four days the incident period for which agencies may claim federal reimbursement for part of their Marathon bombing response expenses.
June 12, 2013
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H.—On April 17, President Obama authorized the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reimburse government and some private non-profit entities in Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk, Massachusetts, counties for their eligible emergency response costs due to the Marathon bombings. On June 5, Bristol County was added to the counties eligible for this aid.
April 18, 2013
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 emergency declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Assistance for the Commonwealth, Tribal and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
April 18, 2013
News Release
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Massachusetts to supplement commonwealth and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from explosions during the period of April 15-22, 2013.
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