Anne Arundel County opens web portal to collect flood damage data – CBS Baltimore


ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (WJZ) – The Anne Arundel County Emergency Management Office on Saturday opened a web portal to collect data on damage to homes and businesses from coastal flooding.

Regular rains and high winds on Friday caused severe flooding in coastal areas and lowlands across the state.

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A flood warning is still in effect until Sunday, the National Weather Service said.

Preeti Emrick, director of the Office of Emergency Management, said that “collecting data helps determine the severity of the impact of the incident or disaster on individuals and communities and what resources are needed to help communities to recover. We cannot do this without the help of the residents.

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Residents and business owners can complete the form, available here, until Friday, November 12.

Damage can also be reported by contacting the Emergency Management Office at 410-222-0600.

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The form does not replace insurance, nor does it guarantee federal, state or local assistance, officials said.

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