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December 19, 2002
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Fire Administration (USFA) awarded $164,481 to five Fire Departments in the State of Connecticut...
December 3, 2002
Boston, MA --As severe winter weather hits New England, it is time to make plans and get prepared. With this in mind, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is...
November 15, 2002
Boston, MA -- FEMA is pleased to announce the creation of two new Citizen Corps Councils in Massachusetts. We congratulate the State and its citizens on answering President Bush?s call to service....
October 29, 2002
Boston, MA -- Mayor William Phelan and Acting Chief Paul O'Connell were joined by Congressman William Delahunt and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional Director, Daniel A. Craig to...
October 15, 2002
Boston, MA -- On Monday, October 28, 2002 at 7:00 p.m., the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a public meeting for participants in the Seabrook...
October 9, 2002
Boston, MA -- Fire safety and prevention is everyone's concern. October 6 - 12, 2002 is Fire Prevention Week. Effective fire safety depends on teamwork. WHO...
October 9, 2002
Boston, MA -- Fire safety and prevention is everyone's concern. October 6 - 12, 2002 is Fire Prevention Week. Effective fire safety depends on teamwork. WHO...
August 12, 2002
Williston, VT -- Over $500,000 in individual disaster assistance has been provided to victims of the severe storms and flooding of June 5-13, according to state and federal disaster recovery...
August 6, 2002
Williston, VT -- State and federal officials urge homeowners to consider disaster resistance. The rebuilding and repair phase of a disaster is the ideal time to consider ways to limit future...
August 1, 2002
Williston, VT -- Officials report that 236 people have applied for disaster assistance and almost $415,500 has been issued in recovery grants and loans throughout four counties. President Bush...
July 31, 2002
Williston, VT -- You don't need to live near water to be flooded. Flooding can be caused by storms, melting snow, water backup from inadequate or overloaded drainage systems and dam or levee...
July 30, 2002
Williston, VT -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Lamoille County to help local government rebuild public property damaged as a result of the June 5 through 13 flooding, the...
July 29, 2002
Williston, VT -- State and federal officials urge homeowners, renters and businesses who experienced losses due to June flooding to return their loan applications by September 10. The application...
July 24, 2002
Williston, VT -- Vermont Emergency Management (VEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) report that 153 people affected by June 5 through 13 flooding have registered for assistance by...
July 24, 2002
Williston, VT -- Residents who sustained losses as a result of the June 5 through 13 flooding have until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 27, to visit the Disaster Recovery Centers. Centers are designed to...
July 23, 2002
Williston, VT -- State and federal emergency management officials say help is just a phone call away for Vermonters who experienced losses due to flooding in some northern counties June 5 through...
July 19, 2002
Williston, VT -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by the June flooding, Vermont Emergency Management (VEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open two...
July 18, 2002
Boston, MA -- New England has recently experienced a heat wave with record setting temperatures. More can be expected. That's why it is important for everyone to be...
July 18, 2002
Williston, VT -- A toll-free telephone number is in operation for people affected by the flooding of June 5-13 to apply for disaster assistance. Residents and businesses affected by the flooding...
July 12, 2002
Washington, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for Vermont to help people and communities recover from a recent bout of flooding rains that hit the northern tier of the state,...