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FEMA Assistance & Legal Advice Available For Mass. Tornado Victims

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.


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FEMA Steps Up Tornado Aid In Mass.

The first federal disaster recovery centers are set to open in Massachusetts to help victims of the June 1 tornadoes.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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…


FEMA prepping for Earl

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