Md. Approved For Disaster Aid Related To Storm Isaias


President Joe Biden has approved a “major disaster” declaration for Dorchester, Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties in connection with damaged caused by Tropical Storm Isaias last summer. The Declaration makes federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private non-profit organizations on a cost-sharing basis. “This is great news for the State…

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Gov. Carney Requests Federal Storm Assistance


Governor John Carney is requesting a presidential Disaster Declaration from President Trump in response to the tornados, tropical storm conditions and heavy rainfall that hammered the state during the first week of August. At that time, the Delaware Emergency Operations Center was activated and a State of Emergency was declared. The President is being asked…

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Sussex Co. Seeks Isaias-Related Damage Reports


The Sussex County Emergency Operations Center is inviting property owners, residents and businesses to submit reports of any damage caused by the wind and rain from Tropical Storm Isaias. Damage reports will be compiled for a possible application for disaster aid. You can visit the Sussex County government website and submit details online about the…

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PHOTOS: Rehoboth Accesses Damage from Tropical Storm Isaias


Rehoboth property owners spent Tuesday afternoon and evening assessing the damage left by Tropical Storm Isaias which will probably go down as one of the most destructive in recent Rehoboth history with its 30+ m.p.h. sustained winds. According to the Rehoboth DEOS weather station, the winds peaked around 10 a.m. with a 60 m.p.h. gust.…

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