Information from Mass 211 and MEMA

Governor Baker Appeals for Broader Scope of FEMA Disaster Declaration

Appeal seeks to extend designated 48-hour disaster period to 72-hours

BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker today filed a formal appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to widen the scope of the Major Disaster Declaration issued by President Obama on April 13th from 48 hours to 72 hours of snow assistance for eligible state agencies, municipalities, and private non-profit organizations. read more


MEMA ANNOUNCES APPLICANT BRIEFINGS FOR FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

Ten Most Impacted Counties to Receive Aid for Impacts of January Blizzard

FRAMINGHAM, MA – As a result of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts receiving a major disaster declaration
due to the severe Blizzard of January 26-28, 2015, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
will be conducting nine (9) Applicant Briefings regarding the availability of federal funding. The assistance was
authorized by President Barack Obama after a review of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA)
analysis of Governor Charlie Baker's request for federal assistance. read more

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