Cecil Declares Local State of Emergency in Response to Ida

Cecil County Executive Danielle Hornberger declared a Local State of Emergency last week on September 2, 2021, in response to damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.

“The remnants of Hurricane Ida caused damages throughout Cecil County and this declaration will assist greatly in our efforts to assist those severely impacted”, stated County Executive Hornberger. “I sincerely thank our Department of Emergency Services and first responders for their brave efforts in keeping Cecil residents safe.”

According to a County press release:

The state of emergency will allow Cecil County to deploy additional resources, receive emergency assistance from our state-level partners, and implement powers to protect the health and safety of residents.

Cecil County Government’s Department of Emergency Services and Department of Community Services are working collaboratively with the Cecil County Health Department, Cecil County Department of Social Services, Meeting Ground, Inc., Cecil County Public Schools, and the Delmarva Chapter of the American Red Cross to provide temporary emergency shelter, food, and supplies to the residents impacted by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.

If you were affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, please email info@ccdes.org, and include “IDA” in the subject line, for information on assistance and resources.

Read the full press release.