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November 30, 1999
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. -- While Vermont residents escaped major damage from Tropical Storm Floyd, many communities are still repairing public facilities that were damaged by heavy rains and storm winds...
November 29, 1999
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. -- With the signing of the Federal -State agreement between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Vermont last week, the federal government can obligate...
November 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today to help communities in five Maine counties recover from the effects of Hurricane Floyd, according to the head of the Federal...
November 16, 1999
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. -- Last week, President Clinton made funds available to public officials in 10 counties in Vermont to help pay for actions taken to prevent or reduce long-term risk to life and...
November 12, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid for Vermont was made available today to help communities in 10 counties recover from...
November 3, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- Carrye Burley Brown, Administrator of the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) a division of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), joined Salem Town Officials, New Hampshire...
October 22, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Federal, state and local officials have worked together for the past month with the shared goal of helping Connecticut recover from the high winds, heavy rains and flooding brought...
October 19, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- A special Disaster Legal Services program has been activated as a result of the high winds, heavy rains and flooding from Tropical Storm Floyd. The program provides free legal...
October 18, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid for New Hampshire was made available today to help communities in three counties...
October 18, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available to help state and local government agencies and certain qualifying nonprofit organizations in Fairfield and Hartford counties recover...
October 15, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Federal and state agencies continue to work together to help Connecticut residents and business owners in Fairfield, Hartford and Litchfield counties recover from the high winds,...
October 14, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Weeks after Tropical Storm Floyd hit the State of Connecticut, people are still cleaning up and beginning to ask:  "What about next time?" The rebuild and repair phase of a...
October 14, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Litchfield County has been added to the list of Connecticut counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following Tropical Storm Floyd.  Federal Coordinating Officer Sharon...
October 12, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- The Disaster Recovery Center located at City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, will close at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 15, according to federal/state recovery officials. "Even...
October 9, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- A Disaster Information Helpline has been established for people who have already applied for disaster assistance and either need more information about available programs or wish to...
October 8, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Connecticut homeowners, renters and business owners who have applied for disaster aid due to Tropical Storm Floyd and were mailed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan...
October 7, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Did you know that a home is four times more likely to flood than burn during the course of a 30-year mortgage? It's a statistic residents and businesses in Fairfield and Hartford...
October 6, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center located at the Plainville Recreation Center, 50 Whiting Street, Plainville, will close at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, recovery...
October 5, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Community relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with the Connecticut Office of Emergency Management (CT OEM) and city and town...
October 1, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials are advising Connecticut residents who have disaster-related damage to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean up and...

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