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In this handout image provided by NASA acquired by the crew of the International Space Station, Hurricane Irene is seen August 22, 2011 over the coastal waters of Venezuela. (Photo by NASA via Getty Image

Massachusetts Prepares For Hurricane Irene

Massachusetts emergency management officials are preparing for the likelihood of Hurricane Irene impacting the state.

08/24/2011

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO & ALBERTO PILLOT ON CENTRO

Disaster Assistance for Tornado Victims

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 […]

WBZ-TV–08/04/2011

A tree fell in Ludlow after severe storms.

MEMA To Tour Areas In Western & Central Mass. Hit By Severe Storms

Thousands of people are in the dark Wednesday morning after severe storms ripped through Western and Central Massachusetts on Tuesday.

07/27/2011

(photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

MEMA To Help Coordinate Tornado Donation And Volunteer Efforts

With countless donations headed to tornado-ravaged areas in Massachusetts, the United Way of Tri-County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Donation Management System are now helping coordinate the relief effort.

06/07/2011

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

Springfield tornado damage (Credit: Randall Nickerson, Randallslens.ifp3.com)

State & MEMA Offer Tornado Assistance Hotlines For Victims To Call

If you have damage from the storm and need help, there are a couple of hotlines you can call.

06/03/2011

Springfield Damage (credit: Springfield Falcons hockey team)

Several Deaths In Tornadoes That Swept Through Mass.

Peter Judge of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency confirms that the agency has confirmed fourth deaths in Wednesday’s tornadoes.

06/01/2011

Building evacuated on commerce Way in North Andover. (credit: Rick Macomber/CBS)

More Buildings Evacuated As Roof Concerns Continue

The heavy snow and rain continue to cause problems for buildings and roofs in Massachusetts.

02/08/2011

(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Springfield Man Sleeps Through Roof Collapse

Firefighters responding to a roof collapse at a Springfield home found the resident still asleep in his second-floor bedroom.

02/03/2011

(photo courtesy: Rick Macomber)

Roof Collapse Concerns: Search & Rescue Teams On Standby

The state’s Emergency Management Agency Bunker is open for the storm and there are a few people on duty who aren’t usually there.

02/02/2011

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