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New England Regional Response Wrap-up

BOSTON, Mass.-- Three months after federal disaster declarations for COVID-19, New England States and Tribes are slowly emerging from an unprecedented public health crisis.

In March, COVID-19 arrived with a devastating impact to the residents, businesses and the collective health of New England. Thousands were left suddenly unemployed, hospitals were overwhelmed with critically ill patients, and businesses were forced to close with little notice.

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración por desastre mayor para el estado de Rhode Island

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Rhode Island para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado, tribus y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continúa.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Rhode Island

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Rhode Island to supplement the state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.

Programas de asistencia federal para la recuperación por desastre del estado de Rhode Island

A continuación un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que pueden estar disponibles según la necesidad y autorización bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Obama para el estado de Rhode Island.

Asistencia a los gobiernos estatales, tribales, y locales según se requiera:

El Presidente declara un desastre en Rhode Island

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hoy la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de los Estados Unidos anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Rhode Island para complementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales, tribales y locales en el área impactada por una tormenta invernal severa y tormenta de nieve durante el periodo del 26 al 28 de enero del 2015.          

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Rhode Island Declaration

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Rhode Island.

Assistance for the State and Affected Local and Tribal Governments Can Include as Required:

President Declares Disaster for Rhode Island

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Rhode Island to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 26-28, 2015. 

Federal Support for Rhode Island Sandy Recovery Exceeds $39.4 Million

Warwick, R.I.–More than $39.4 million in support from four federal disaster relief programs is helping Rhode Island recover from Hurricane Sandy’s effects.

“Federal assistance has reduced Sandy’s financial impact on public facilities and affected individuals,” said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer James N. Russo. “FEMA continues working to assure that all receive the maximum disaster aid we can provide.”