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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...
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. -- 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 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 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...

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