PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $10 million to reimburse state and local governments in Maine for costs incurred in four snow storms that hit the state early this year, according to disaster recovery officials. Total aid for the four winter storms is $10,056,005.72.The funds were allocated through FEMA’s Public Assistance program. President George Bush declared the emergencies after a request from Governor John Baldacci following the storms.JANUARY SNOW EMERGENCY
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BOSTON, Mass. -- Briefings for local Maine officials to explain the process of applying for federal disaster assistance in the wake of the record and near-record snowfalls of January and February, have been scheduled to start on Friday, March 18th, U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today. The complete schedule is attached.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Maine to supplement the emergency response to the record snowfall that hit the state in late January, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.