Saturday, August 27, 2011
At high tide, Tropical Storm Irene hit the shoreline. The combination of rain and surge flooded roads and homes from Fairfield to New London. A record 754,000 customers— roughly half the state—lost power, some homes without power for as long as a week.
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State Information

Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
25 Sigourney Street – 6th FL
Hartford, CT 06106-5042
Local Phone: (860) 256-0800
Toll Free Phone: (800) 397-8876

Local Information

City of New Haven
Chief Administrator's Office
165 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(230) 946-6306

Citizen Corps

Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders. To learn more and to get involved, contact your nearest Citizen Corps Council by visiting

Connecticut Citizen Corps
25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 256-0852

Last Updated: 08/20/2019