Maine residents who were impacted by the pre-Christmas storm can find information about everything from insurance to road closures through a new online hub.

Why Is the Hub Necessary?

The storm that brought heavy rain and high winds to the state has caused a variety of challenges for Maine residents. From flooding to tree damage, road closures, and tree debris, the issues continue even after the storm has passed and power has been restored.

So Governor Janet Mills has announced a new Maine Flood Resources and Assistance Hub, which contains information about how to recover from those challenges.

We will update this website as more information becomes available as part of our effort to do all we can to support the swiftest possible recovery of Maine communities.

Mills has initiated the process of requesting a Major Disaster Declaration that would make federal recovery funds available to the state.

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What Information Can Be Found There?

The site contains links to resources, but also info on how to stay safe when Maine experiences another large-scale power outage, which we all know will happen in the future. Some of the information available includes:

  • Direct links to Maine Bureau of Insurance resources for flooding and insurance claims.
  • Directions about how to report storm damage to the state.
  • Up-to-date road closure information.
  • How to safely deal with tree debris.
  • Where to find warming and emergency shelters.
  • Generator and food safety tips.
  • Home heating guides.

 Is It Worth Looking At If We Didn't Suffer Damages?

Even if you didn't suffer any major damage from the storm, it's worth checking out the Maine Flood Resources and Assistance Hub to find information about how to prepare for the possibility of similar situations.

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