On Thursday, April 18th, 2013, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts received an Emergency Disaster Declaration (FEMA-3362-EM) making federal funding available to State Agencies, local governments and certain private non-profit organizations for emergency work as a direct result of the April 15th 2013 Massachusetts (Marathon) Explosions in the Counties of Suffolk, Middlesex & Norfolk. Click on the title above for forms and more information.
Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs) must be submitted to MEMA by June 18th, 2013
The Commonwealth has received a Major Disaster Declaration for the February 8-9, 2013 blizzard. This declaration includes Public Assistance for all 14 counties (75% reimbursement for emergency protective measures and costs of damage to public infrastructure), and Snow Assistance (75% reimbursement for costs associated with snow and ice removal for a continuous 48-hour period) for ten counties (Berkshire, Bristol, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk and Worcester). Click on the title above for forms and more information.
Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs) must be submitted to MEMA by May 19th, 2013
In response to Governor Deval Patrick’s request, President Barack Obama signed the Major Disaster Declaration for 6 counties in the Commonwealth. Public Assistance will be available for Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, Plymouth and Suffolk Counties.
Under this Public Assistance Program, affected local governments, state agencies and various eligible private non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for federal funds to be reimbursed for 75% of the approved cost of protective measures, storm-related overtime costs for first responders, clearing debris from public roads and public property, and repairing, replacing, restoring or reconstructing damaged public facilities and infrastructure. Click on the title above for forms and more information.
Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs) must be submitted to MEMA by FEBRUARY 1, 2013
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