Connecticut Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4023)

Incident period: August 27, 2011 to September 1, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 2, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 22, 2011
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Seven Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Connecticut will transition to Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 26 at their same locations. Three DRCs will close permanently, and another DRC will move to a new location.
September 20, 2011
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Community relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are going door-to-door to meet with Connecticut residents affected by severe weather Aug. 27-Sept. 1, 2011.
September 19, 2011
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Two additional state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are have opened in Connecticut to assist individuals, households and businesses that suffered damage from Tropical Storm Irene and the subsequent flooding. This brings the total number of DRCs open in the state to 11. They are open from 9 am-7 pm, Mondays through Saturdays, and Sundays, 10 am-3 pm until further notice. The two new DRCs are: New HavenThe Beach HouseEast Haven Town Beach160 Cosey Beach Ave.East Haven, CT.
September 19, 2011
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Residents who are unemployed as a direct result of the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Irene may be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program, FEMA officials announced today. "The DUA program extends coverage to self-employed people, farm workers and others who have lost employment as a direct result of the disaster," said Steven De Blasio, Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) "It is specifically designed to assist those who are otherwise ineligible for state unemployment benefits."
September 16, 2011
News Release
WINDSOR, Conn. – As of today, more than $2 million has already been approved for assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for damages caused by Tropical Storm Irene in the State of Connecticut. More than 3,600 Connecticut homeowners, renters and business owners have registered for assistance, since President Obama declared a federal disaster on Sept. 2.
September 8, 2011
News Release
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Nine state and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are opening today, Thursday, September 8, 2011 to assist individuals, households and businesses that suffered damage from Tropical Storm Irene and the subsequent flooding. On opening day the facilities will serve the public from 12 noon to 7 pm. Thereafter they will be open from 9 am-7 pm, Mondays through Saturdays, and Sundays, 10 am-3 pm until further notice.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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