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Maryland

September 16th, 2003. An aerial view of a completely submerged neighborhood.
Friday, September 19, 2003
Hurricane Isabelʼs nine-foot storm surge swamped houses in Somerset and Dorchester counties. Once-popular beaches all but washed away, while winds up to 83 mph destroyed nearly a third of the corn crop. The winds also toppled home heating tanks. Over 50,000 gallons of oil spilled, causing much of the wreckage to become flammable. Despite all this, Isabel caused only one fatality in the state of Maryland.
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State Information

Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
Camp Fretterd Military Reservation
5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive
Reisterstown, MD 21136-5176
(410) 517-3600
www.mema.state.md.us

Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center (MCAC)
1(800) 492-TIPS / 1(800) 492-8477
www.psttap.org/MCAC

Maryland Joint Operations Center
Camp Fretterd Military Reservation
5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive
Reisterstown, MD 21136-5176
(410) 517-3700
www.mema.state.md.us/MEMA/

Maryland Local Emergency Managers
www.mema.state.md.us/MEMA

Local Information

Annapolis Office of Emergency Management
City of Annapolis
929 West St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 216-9167
www.annapolis.gov

Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management
Henry Hein Public Service Building
7480 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
(410)222-0600
emergencymanagement@aacounty.org
www.aacounty.org/oem

Baltimore County Executive Office
400 Washington Ave
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 887-4420
www.baltimorecountymd.gov

Baltimore County Office of Emergency Management
700 E. Joppa Rd
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 887-5996
www.baltimorecountymd.gov

Baltimore City
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-6188
EOC@baltimorecity.gov
www.baltimorecity.gov/emergency

United States Attorney's Office, Baltimore
ATAC Coordinator - (410) 209-4843
Chief Information Officer - (410) 209-4930
ATAC Executive Assistant - (410) 209-4868
www.justice.gov/usao/md

Cecil County Department of Emergency Services
107 Chesapeake Blvd, Suite 108
Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 996-5350
www.ccdes.org

Citizen Corps

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Maryland State Citizen Corps
Governor's Office on Service and Volunteerism
300 West Preston Street, 15th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-1674
www.citizencorps.gov/cc