HARTFORD – Following the severe storms that struck Connecticut on May, 15, 2018 the office of U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) has worked closely with William Hackett, Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Emergency Management & Homeland Security (DEMHS), representatives from FEMA and local City and Town officials on the development of a possible disaster declaration submission to the President. Senator Murphy stands ready to support and assist the State of Connecticut in all efforts to obtain funding from the federal government to repair the damage sustained. 

If you are a homeowner who suffered damage during the storms, please be aware of the following: 

  • Homeowners with storm damage to immediately contact your city and town hall officials to report the cost for any uninsured damages sustained. Click here to see a full list of municipal contact information.
  • It is extremely important that you maintain good recordkeeping of your expenses and receipts along with photos in the event that a disaster declaration is granted.
  • If you have additional questions regarding the disaster declaration process, please refer to the FEMA Disaster Declaration Fact Sheet.