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Connecticut Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1700)

Incident period: April 15, 2007 to April 27, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 11, 2007


August 15, 2007 - News Release

Windsor, Conn. -- Almost four months after a nor’easter and flooding in Connecticut, federal disaster grants and loans to those with storm-related losses exceed $6.4M. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reports that 2493 individuals and businesses from the seven designated counties -- Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham -- registered for disaster assistance before the August 13 deadline.

August 7, 2007 - News Release

Windsor, Conn. -- Individuals who had, or may yet have, financial costs as a result of storms and flooding last April have less than one week remaining to register for assistance, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. "I want to be sure everyone concerned knows that there is a deadline to register for federal assistance," said Governor M. Jodi Rell. "You must get your name and other information into the FEMA system before August 14, and the only way to do it is by registering with FEMA."

August 3, 2007 - News Release

WINDSOR, Conn. -- With close to $5.5 million already approved for the State of Connecticut the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) still has some concerns. The window of opportunity is slowly but surely closing for those individuals who had damages during the April severe storms and flooding.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 1,443 $2,613,838.46 $2,492,287.94 $121,550.52
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:04 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $4,843,030.23 $720,243.04 $4,182,022.67
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:56 (Updated daily)

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