FEMA

Cars are covered in debris near Main Street June 2, 2011 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Disaster Teams Assess Mass. Tornado Damage

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.

06/06/2011

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What To Do In A Tornado

Tornadoes are among nature’s most violent weather phenomenon. In minutes, it can rip apart houses, destroy buildings, and take lives.

06/01/2011

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Cellphone Alert System Announced

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.

05/10/2011

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FEMA Alters Flood Plains Over Last Year’s Record Storms

Because of last year’s floods, adjustments have been made to the flood plain.

03/16/2011

People cover their faces as winds whip the snow along the Commonwealth Avenue Mall January 12, 2011 in Boston. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

FEMA Makes Federal Aid Available to Mass. For January Snowstorm

FEMA officials announced on Monday that federal disaster aid has been made available to Massachusetts for the severe winter storm that struck the area from Jan. 11-12.

03/07/2011

Salem flooded homes

Feds, State May Buy, Raze Flood-Prone N.H. Homes

Some of the people who live in nearly two dozen homes prone to flooding in Salem, New Hampshire are actually looking forward to having them demolished.

11/17/2010

Nunziato Field

Curious About Declaring A Federal Disaster

Many homeowners are still trying to recover from last week’s flooding. Barbara from Middleboro Declared her Curiosity : Why is it taking so long to…

10/01/2010

FEMA prepping for Earl

WBZ’s Carl Stevens speaks with Rich Serino, a deputy administrator with FEMA, about storm preps.

09/03/2010

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