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July 11, 2003
BOSTON - Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced today the fifth round of what will ultimately total approximately 7,000 grants worth...
July 11, 2003
Boston, MA -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced today the fifth round of what will ultimately total approximately 7,000 grants...
July 1, 2003
Boston, MA -- Daniel A. Craig, Regional Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was joined by numerous federal, state and local officials today at the central fire station in...
May 14, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated 10 Maine counties eligible for federal disaster funds to help local governments recover from the...
April 14, 2003
Springfield, MA - In an initial tally, more than $1,605,050 has been obligated for snow removal costs incurred in five New England states as a result of the severe President's Day storm according to...
April 3, 2003
Springfield, MA - Following the designation of Rhode Island for emergency federal assistance for snow removal, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today a briefing schedule for...
April 1, 2003
Springfield, MA - Local governments and private certain non-profit organizations, in designated counties in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut have until April 9 to submit...
March 31, 2003
Boston, MA -- On Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at 7:00 p.m., the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a public meeting for participants in the Entergy Northeast Vermont Yankee Nuclear...
March 27, 2003
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Rhode Island to help communities in the counties of Providence and Washington recover from record snowfall that hit the area last...
March 19, 2003
Springfield, MA - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and disaster officials from four New England states have begun work with local governments to ensure an efficient reimbursement of federal...
March 11, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Maine to help communities in Aroostook County recover from record snowfall that hit the area early last month, according to the...
March 11, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated all counties in Connecticut eligible for federal disaster funds to supplement emergency response...
March 11, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been authorized for New Hampshire communities hit by last month's record snowfall under an emergency declaration issued today by President Bush,...
March 11, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Massachusetts communities in all of the state's...
January 28, 2003
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Fire Administration (USFA) awarded $519,538 to three fire departments in the State of Connecticut as part of...
January 28, 2003
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Fire Administration (USFA) awarded $ 138,653 to three fire departments in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts...
January 28, 2003
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Fire Administration (USFA) awarded $ 133,830 to this fire department in the State of Maine as part of the...
January 28, 2003
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Fire Administration (USFA) awarded $124,386 to this fire departments in the State of Vermont as part of the...
January 27, 2003
Boston, MA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in partnership with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will conduct a Comprehensive HAZMAT...
January 22, 2003
Boston, MA -- "Recently, a FEMA Region I employee informed me that he has been diagnosed with a fibrous mass in his lung and is undergoing further testing. Due to his situation, as well as the...