August 6, 2011 In an effort to help those affected by the severe storms and tornados in Hampden and Worcester counties on June 1st, the Federal and Massachusetts Emergency Management Agencies known as “FEMA” and […]
FEMA has added Southbridge and Sturbridge to the list of communities that can receive assistance in repairing public facilities damaged in the June 1 tornadoes.
The financial toll from tornadoes that ravaged Springfield and several smaller Massachusetts communities has risen to an estimated $175 million.
The American Red Cross is closing a shelter for tornado victims at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.
Federal officials are hoping more tornado victims in western and central Massachusetts come forward to register for disaster assistance as several more disaster recovery centers open this week.
The first federal disaster recovery centers are set to open in Massachusetts to help victims of the June 1 tornadoes.
Disaster assessment teams scoured western Massachusetts on Monday to determine whether the state is eligible for federal aid in the wake of last week’s tornadoes.
Tornadoes are among nature’s most violent weather phenomenon. In minutes, it can rip apart houses, destroy buildings, and take lives.
An emergency alert system that will send messages to cellphones during disasters could have been used to warn New Yorkers of the tornadoes that hit the city last year, city officials said Tuesday.
Because of last year’s floods, adjustments have been made to the flood plain.