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Maine Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4032)

Incident period: August 27, 2011 to August 29, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 13, 2011


October 6, 2011 - News Release

CONCORD, N.H. -- The state of Maine and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that deadlines are approaching for local and county government agencies, school districts, and certain private nonprofit organizations to submit Requests for Public Assistance for damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene between Aug. 27 and Aug. 29, 2011.

October 5, 2011 - News Release

CONCORD, N.H. -- Persistent rain in New England has renewed the threat of flooding as the area recovers from Tropical Storm Irene. It’s a reminder that now is the time to buy flood insurance. It takes 30 days after purchase for flood insurance to go into effect, so buying now is the best way to be sure that you are covered in case of future flooding in your home, whether or not there is a disaster declaration.

September 23, 2011 - News Release

CONCORD, N.H. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Lincoln County has been added to the major disaster declaration for the State of Maine to receive federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts for damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene during the period August 27-29, 2011.

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [Maine Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4032)]

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $1,998,766.61 $441,160.24 $1,541,625.37
Last Updated: Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 06:46 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Maine, FEMA-4032-DR (PDF 21KB)