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August 27, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency disaster declaration issued for the State of Rhode...
Rhode Island
August 19, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- The town of New Shoreham (Block Island) escaped with little impact from the March 2010 floods, but the damage and debris left behind on the mainland served as a reminder to officials...
Rhode Island
July 29, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- The town of Bristol has reached a major milestone. It is the first jurisdiction to submit, have approved and formally adopt a hazard mitigation plan during Rhode Island’s...
Rhode Island
July 22, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- Newly elected Rhode Island Disaster Long Term Recovery Group (RIDLTRG) Chairman Paul Salera said today he is hopeful the organization will be able to complete the job of helping...
Rhode Island
July 22, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- The University of Rhode Island was getting ready for commencement when the severe storms of March and April hit. For Anne Gregson, who handles risk management and insurance for the...
Rhode Island
July 22, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- Town officials in Johnston, R.I., hit the ground running in an effort to develop a hazard mitigation plan that will make the town more disaster-resilient. Mitigation planners from...
Rhode Island
July 21, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- Firefighters and staff at the Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire Department relocated their eight fire vehicles, flipped the switch on a 750-gallon portable pump and stacked sandbags three...
Rhode Island
July 19, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- It has been more than three months since the President issued a disaster declaration for Rhode Island as a result of the severe storms and flooding occurring in March and April. ...
Rhode Island
July 19, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- It is important for parents and guardians to understand that children can be particularly vulnerable to stress following disaster events such as the recent floods. Children may...
Rhode Island
July 9, 2010
WARWICK, R.I. -- The close collaboration between the city of Pawtucket and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has helped prepare the city for possible future disasters. FEMA Hazard...
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