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October 28, 2013
BOSTON – Communities throughout Cumberland and York counties in the state of Maine are receiving updated preliminary flood hazard maps on November 5, 2013, as part of the Federal Emergency Management...
September 27, 2013
Agency Also Sends $5.3 Million For Vermont’s Irene-Related Administrative Costs WILLISTON, Vt. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has put $33 million into the state’s coffers to repair damage...
September 23, 2013
WILLISTON, Vt. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated $2 million for temporary relocation costs to re-establish essential community services provided by the Department for Children...
September 18, 2013
WILLISTON, Vt. – You’ve made an emergency plan and set up a phone tree for your family members to call during a disaster. You’ve even put together a disaster kit with water, food, a flashlight and...
August 19, 2013
WILLISTON, Vt. – As the Federal Emergency Management Agency marks more than two years in Vermont assisting disaster survivors, its staff are working to help fight hunger in the state as well.   The...
August 2, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Vermont.Assistance...
August 2, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New Hampshire to...
August 2, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of New Hampshire....
August 2, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Vermont to supplement...
July 22, 2013
WILLISTON, Vt. – The program that funneled federal funds through a statewide network of community action groups to help struggling Vermonters recover from Tropical Storm Irene will be extended past...
July 12, 2013
Tropical Storm Irene, Hurricane Sandy, and severe snow and rain storms in New England illustrate our region’s vulnerability to damage at the hands of nature. While New England’s states, cities and...
June 20, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced five newly selected members of the FEMA National Youth Preparedness Council (...
June 17, 2013
$1.5 Million in FEMA Aid Helps Maine with Blizzard Costs PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $1.5 million to help Maine with costs due to the February 8-9...
June 13, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Vermont to supplement...
June 13, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Vermont.Assistance...
June 11, 2013
Warwick, R.I.–More than $39.4 million in support from four federal disaster relief programs is helping Rhode Island recover from Hurricane Sandy’s effects.“Federal assistance has reduced Sandy’s...
June 7, 2013
PORTSMOUTH, N.H.—On April 17, President Obama authorized the Federal Emergency Management Agency to reimburse government and some private non-profit entities in Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk,...
May 29, 2013
Hurricane awareness and preparation can reduce the impact of hurricanes and save lives. For this reason, we are asking all citizens to make a pledge to prepare for hurricane season. By doing so,...
May 10, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. – The floodwaters may have receded months ago, but mold and mildew – dormant during the winter months -- may reappear in water-damaged homes as the weather warms.Mold only grows in...
May 6, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn. — More than $283 million in federal disaster assistance, loans and insurance claims paid to date is funding Connecticut’s ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy. The huge storm...

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