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Ellicott City faces long recovery after flooding (access required)

WASHINGTON  — The picturesque Main Street of Ellicott City faces a months-long recovery that could cost hundreds of millions of dollars after devastating flooding that damaged nearly every home and business along the road, officials said. Two people were killed ...

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President OKs disaster declaration for Maryland snowstorm (access required)

Emergency management officials say President Obama has approved Maryland’s request for a disaster declaration after January’s record-breaking snowstorm. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency said in a news release that on Friday, Obama ordered federal aid to supplement state and local ...

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FEMA grant for Frederick CC

Frederick Community College has been awarded a $1.17 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Training Grant Program to conduct workshops across the country on local disaster preparedness. The workshops will focus on how to improve information sharing, ...

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Deadline nears for SBA disaster loan applications

The U.S. Small Business Administration has issued a reminder to homeowners, renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations in Maryland that the deadline is Sept. 29 to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by flooding on June 12. Low-interest disaster loans ...

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Senate nears vote on $50.5B bill for Sandy victims

WASHINGTON — Three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal areas in much of the Northeast, the Senate moved Monday toward passing a $50.5 billion emergency package of relief and recovery aid after House Republicans stripped it of spending unrelated to ...

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Obama declares disaster for Md., offers funding

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced federal disaster aid is being made available to Maryland to support state and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy. The disaster declaration by President Barack Obama announced Tuesday ...

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