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September 14, 2007
Boston, Mass. -- Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $166,250 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to a local fire department in...
September 14, 2007
BOSTON, Mass. -- Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $190,000 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to a local fire department in...
September 14, 2007
BOSTON, Mass. -- Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $44,362 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to local fire departments and...
September 7, 2007
Boston, MA - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $142,845 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to local fire departments and...
September 7, 2007
Boston, Mass. - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $143,771 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to local fire departments and...
September 7, 2007
Boston, Mass. -- Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $237,500 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to local fire departments and...
September 7, 2007
Boston, Mass. -- Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $2,222,110 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to local fire departments...
September 7, 2007
Boston, Mass. -- Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $50,065 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to local fire departments and...
September 7, 2007
Boston, Mass. -- Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $122,358 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to local fire departments and...
August 14, 2007
Harvard University was recently recognized as a StormReady® community - the fifth in Massachusetts to do so. It is the first university in New England and first of the Ivy League schools to attain...
August 14, 2007
While major hurricanes have struck along the Gulf Coast and East Coast with increased frequency in recent years, it has been 16 years since Hurricane Bob struck New England. However, the threat of a...
August 14, 2007
Vermont's 2-1-1 health and human services helpline recently celebrated its 2nd anniversary with a significant change in operations: service is now available around the clock. Vermont 2-1-1 was...
August 14, 2007
The past three months have been very busy and very challenging for all of us as each state received a major disaster declaration. What I have taken away from it is the relationships we are building...
August 14, 2007
When the April nor'easter hit New Hampshire, a new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) had just completed training. "Seven members of the team responded when we called on them to help manage...
August 14, 2007
By Philip Mikan Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security After Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, people all over the United States wanted to rush to the aide of their...
August 14, 2007
Low-Frequency, High-Impact Hurricanes are born and bred in the tropics. Every so often, one of these storms reaches New England's corner of the world. We call them low-frequency, high-impact events...
August 10, 2007
Boston, Mass. -- Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $146,580.00 in Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to local fire departments...
August 10, 2007
Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $918,693.00 in Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to local fire departments and emergency...
August 10, 2007
Boston, Mass. --Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $117,368.00 in Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to local fire departments...
August 2, 2007
Boston, Mass. - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $124,134 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to local fire departments and...