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August 10, 2000
Boston, MA -- The Veteran's Benefits Clearing House, Inc. annually organizes and coordinates the activities for Operation Stand Down. Statistics show that nation-wide over two hundred and fifty...
August 9, 2000
Boston, MA -- The City of Quincy will host a Project Impact Signing Ceremony as a formal commitment to making their communities disaster- resistant. Known as the "City of Presidents", Quincy was...
August 7, 2000
Setti D. Warren, Regional Director Federal Emergency Management Agency The recently released movie, "The Perfect Storm," dramatically depicts the October, 1991 Halloween Nor'easter that took place...
July 27, 2000
Gorham, NH -- As natural and man-made disasters continue to make national headlines, our own local community leaders are taking steps to reduce the effect of Gorham's next natural disaster event,...
July 27, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid was made available today to help communities in six Vermont counties recover from the effects of severe storms that struck the southern part of the state...
July 26, 2000
By: Peter Ryner, Director of Community Development      Town of Peterborough, NH Some of the best hazard mitigation I have seen has involved a partnership of two or more groups or individuals. Let...
June 27, 2000
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Maine have awarded $290,152 in Public Assistance (PA) funding to the City of Lewiston, ME to make repairs to a sewer line...
June 26, 2000
Boston, MA -- The towns of Plymouth and Holderness, New Hampshire have joined the disaster-resistant community efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's...
June 19, 2000
Boston, MA -- On Wednesday, June 21, 2000, Cranston, Rhode Island will be the scene of a mock exercise to test the emergency management plans of Cranston, Warwick and North Kingstown, Rhode Island...
June 19, 2000
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management (DEM) have...
June 12, 2000
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Maine today announced an award of $137,901 in hazard mitigation funding to the Town of Albion, ME in Kennebec County for...
June 1, 2000
Boston, MA, June 1, 2000 -- Last year the New England states had a near miss with Hurricane Floyd. June 1st marks the beginning of this year's Hurricane season, "an ounce of prevention and an...
May 30, 2000
Boston, May 30, 2000 -- In early May, 2000, nominees gathered at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts at a luncheon hosted by the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board to hear the...
May 25, 2000
The Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) will host a Project Impact Signing Ceremony in St. Albans, Vermont as a formal commitment to making their...
May 5, 2000
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Governor Howard Dean today announced the release of $36,000 and $10,581 in hazard mitigation funds to the Towns of Orwell, VT and...
May 5, 2000
Last fall, Project Impact in the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Region reimbursed the Town of Royalton $16,800 for work undertaken to stabilize hundreds of feet...
May 4, 2000
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host the 2nd Annual Project Impact New England retreat. Every year disasters cause the disruption of lives...
April 28, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid was made available today to help communities in six Maine counties recover from the effects of a series of severe spring storms that began late last month,...
April 18, 2000
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Maine have joined to announce an award of $72,500 in hazard mitigation funding for the Town of Thorndike, ME in Waldo...
April 7, 2000
Boston, MA -- The City of Saco, Maine hosted a Project Impact Recognition Dinner for its partners from the business, private and public sector. The...

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