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October 1, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in Fairfield and Hartford counties with damage and losses from Tropical Storm Floyd have until November 22 to register for federal/state...
September 30, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- People working or living in Fairfield and Hartford counties who temporarily lost jobs because of Tropical Storm Floyd and do not qualify for regular unemployment benefits may be...
September 29, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Federal and state disaster officials urge people to take extra precautions when returning to flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses. "The dangers are not over just...
September 29, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Inspectors are now in the field visiting people who have registered for disaster assistance following Tropical Storm Floyd, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
September 28, 1999
DANBURY, Conn. -- Disaster Recovery Centers will open Thursday, September 30, in Fairfield and Hartford counties to provide information about help available to residents and businesses that suffered...
September 24, 1999
Boston, Mass. -- The City of Pawtucket has joined the disaster-resistant community efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Project Impact, a national effort to change the way...
September 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Connecticut to help families and businesses in...
August 24, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Town of Westport, Connecticut has joined a nationwide effort to become a disaster-resistant community. This effort shifts the focus of emergency management from responding to...
July 20, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has committed $100,000 to assist in the construction of a state-of-the-art collapse rescue training facility on the campus of the New...
July 20, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- A presentation ceremony was held on Tuesday, July 20 at the New Hampshire Fire Academy in Concord, New Hampshire. The event marks the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA)...
May 24, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- Members from the 12 New England Project Impact communities recently gathered in scenic Stowe, Vermont for the first New England Project Impact mentoring retreat to share resources,...
April 21, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- Peterborough, NH has joined the disaster-resistant efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact, a national effort to change the way America deals with...
March 23, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- FEMA Region I will host a Project Impact Regional "Mentoring Congress" and the Spring National Flood Insurance Program and State Hazard Mitigation Officer meeting in Stowe, Vermont...
March 19, 1999
(L-R) Deputy Director Daniel Warren, III, CFC Coordinator, Elizabeth Rosario and Regional Director Jeff Bean receive the Chair's Cup for Outstanding Achievement Despite Difficult Conditions...
March 9, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- Jeffrey A. Bean, Regional Director for the Boston office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) presented the Gardner Public High School with 30 computers including...
March 5, 1999
WARWICK, R.I. -- Warwick, RI has joined the disaster-resistant efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Project Impact, a national effort to change the way America deals with...
March 4, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Maine have partnered to provide funding totaling $417,964 to make possible for Freeport, Maine to undertake the Old...
February 5, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are providing $ 4,206,333 in disaster assistance funding to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation...
February 1, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- Last week FEMA Director James Lee Witt visited Boston to talk with state and local officials about Y2K planning. The Massachusetts Municipal Association and the Federal...
January 21, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Clinton has approved the use of federal disaster funds to help local governments in...

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