News Releases for Connecticut Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4023)

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Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 00:00
Windsor, Conn. -- To help you meet the costs of complying with local floodplain management requirements, the National Flood Insurance Program includes Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) coverage in...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 00:00
Windsor, Conn. -- The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) provides grants to States and local governments to implement long-term hazard mitigation measures after a major disaster declaration. ...
Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 00:00
Windsor, Conn. -- While flood insurance is not mandatory for homeowners outside of a high-risk area, anyone can be financially vulnerable to floods. People outside of high-risk areas file more than...
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 00:00
Windsor, Conn. -- In 1968, Congress created the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to enable property owners to protect themselves against flood losses. The NFIP offers flood insurance to...
Friday, February 3, 2012 - 00:00
Windsor, Conn. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are clearing up some misconceptions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which offers federally-backed flood insurance to...
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- During Tropical Storm Irene and the recent severe storm of Oct.29-30 resulting in extended power outages, some Connecticut residents chose not to evacuate from their homes fearing...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Some consider Tropical Storm Irene and the recent severe storm of Oct. 29-30 to have been among Connecticut’s worst weather events in 50 years. Although we should all be prepared...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge home and business owners along Connecticut’s coastline to obtain...
Monday, October 24, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Property owners and renters who suffered damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene have until 10 p.m. Nov. 3, to apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management...
Monday, October 24, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Less than two weeks remain for Connecticut residents to apply for federal disaster assistance to help recover from Tropical Storm Irene, according to the Department of Emergency...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- More than 5,800 residents have already met with specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 17 home shows FEMA has held in building supply stores throughout...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Flooding is the most common and costliest natural disaster in the United States each year. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages Connecticut residents to learn...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge Connecticut home and business owners to obtain required permits...
Friday, October 7, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- As of today, more than $5,182,068.79 million has already been approved for assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for damages caused by Tropical Storm Irene in...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold workshops aimed at helping Connecticut residents reduce property losses during future severe weather. Locations and times...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Federal and state officials today announced the closing of the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. While the...
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Temperatures are expected to drop soon. Especially with damage following Tropical Storm Irene, now is the time for Connecticut residents to be sure their furnaces are operating and...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- If your property was affected by Tropical Storm Irene, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages you to apply for disaster assistance, even if you carry insurance. "...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold workshops aimed at helping Connecticut residents reduce property losses during future severe weather. FEMA mitigation...
Monday, September 26, 2011 - 00:00
WINDSOR, Conn. -- It is important to clean, disinfect and completely dry areas in your storm-affected home to reduce the risk of mold spores that can cause health hazards or structural damage. Mold...

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