Massachusetts Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding (DR-1701)
Incident period: April 15, 2007 to April 25, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 16, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 13, 2007
WINDSOR, Conn. -- Massachusetts was hit hard by April's Nor'easter, leaving cities and towns in the Bay State with millions of dollars in damage. Roads and bridges, public buildings, parks and other public facilities sustained damage. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program is providing a helping hand to local and state agencies and certain private nonprofit organizations with losses from the severe storms and flooding.
May 25, 2007
WINDSOR, Conn. -- The powerful storms that hit the Northeast last month caused some of the worst flooding to occur in Massachusetts in several years, affecting Barnstable, Berkshire, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire and Plymouth counties. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces that one of the areas it will assist in its recovery efforts are private non-profit facilities.
May 16, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Massachusetts to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and inland and coastal flooding during the period of April 15-25, 2007.
May 16, 2007
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Massachusetts. Assistance for the Commonwealth and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: