Disaster Assistance ensures that individuals and communities affected by presidentially declared disasters are able to return to normal function with minimal suffering and disruption of services.
Ogunquit Beach Restoration Project
The small and picturesque town of Ogunquit is one of Maine's magnets for tourists. The lure that brings them there is the beach - what town leaders call the "town's treasure."
New Hampshire Volunteers Aid Ice Storm Recovery
On three Saturdays in May 2009, 45 volunteers went to work helping their neighbors recover from the effects of a severe ice storm in December 2008. The ice storm left scores of yards in New Hampshire's Monadnock Region littered with broken trees and tree branches."
A Small Island Town in Maine Seeks Federal Aid
FRENCHBORO, Maine - A small island community off the coast of Bar Harbor, Frenchboro suffered significant road damage after severe rain storms in August 2009.
A Small Central Maine Town Seeks Federal Aid
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine - In July of 2009, after months of rain and flooding, a federal disaster was declared in Maine. Communities, like Norridgewock, worked with FEMA officials to recover from damages.
Island Town Finds Creative Recovery Solution
In April 2007, the small independent island community of Long Island, Maine, survived a 12-hour pummeling by the Patriots Day Nor'easter.