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September 15, 2000
Boston, MA, September 15, 2000 -- The Town of Hampton, New Hampshire has joined a select list of communities across the country when it was chosen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to...
September 15, 2000
Boston, MA -- The City of Norwich, Connecticut joined a select list of communities across the country when it was chosen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to become part of the agency...
September 14, 2000
Boston, MA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt invited the Town of Fort Fairfield, Maine to join a nationwide effort to become a disaster-resistant community....
September 14, 2000
Boston, MA -- The Cape Cod Commission in Massachusetts has joined a nationwide effort to become a disaster-resistant community. This nation-wide initiative is dedicated to changing the way America...
September 14, 2000
Boston, MA -- Addison County, Vermont has joined Project Impact: Building a Disaster Resistant Community, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) national initiative dedicated to changing...
August 11, 2000
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Governor Howard Dean, M.D., announced that the Town of Derby, Vermont will receive $78,000 through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program...
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
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 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 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...

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