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Md. Helps Sandy Survivors With Housing

State agencies have been providing housing assistance to Eastern Shore residents affected by Superstorm Sandy while officials wait for a decision on a requested disaster declaration.


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When Disaster Strikes: Red Cross Calls For More Volunteers

When disaster strikes, the Red Cross is always ready to jump into action. But with recent storms and fires, the organization is in need of volunteers.


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Officials Say D.C. Is Better Prepared For Disasters

Federal and local officials say the Washington area is better equipped to respond to emergencies in the wake of an earthquake and a freak snowstorm that snarled traffic this year.


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Baltimore City, County Added To Md. Disaster List

Federal aid is being made available to support recovery efforts in Baltimore and Baltimore County following Hurricane Irene.


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Md. Briefings On Irene Disaster Aid Begin

Maryland and federal emergency management officials have begun a series of briefings for Hurricane Irene disaster aid applicants.


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President Declares Major Disaster For Parts Of Md.

President Obama has declared a major disaster for four counties in Maryland after Tropical Storm Lee.


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Briefings Set For Hurricane Disaster Assistance

State emergency management officials say briefings will be held for those eligible for federal disaster assistance for areas affected by Hurricane Irene.



Irene Another Test Of Capital’s Disaster Prep

Four days after an earthquake that damaged two of its iconic structures, the nation’s capital is bracing for a hurricane that could test its ability to protect its most vulnerable residents.


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Hagerstown Airport Staging Disaster Drill

A disaster drill at the Hagerstown Regional Airport has something for every emergency responder.


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Md. Signs Disaster Relief Agreement With Target

Maryland’s Emergency Management Agency is signing a formal agreement with Target Corp. to prepare for future disaster response and recovery.


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Prince George’s County Holding Disaster Preparedness Training

Officials in Prince George’s County are sponsoring a day of emergency preparedness training.