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