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December 12, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. - Approximately one month after the presidential disaster declaration, more than $2.7 million in state and federal disaster aid has been approved to help the residents and business owners in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts recover from losses resulting from the severe storms and flooding on October.
December 8, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. - Due to the upcoming expected snowfall, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC)s in Brockton and Worcester will discontinue operations today, not at 5 p.m. on Friday December 9, as originally scheduled, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. The Brockton DRC will close at 5 p.m. and the Worcester DRC will close at 6 p.m. today.
December 7, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC)s in Brockton and Worcester will discontinue operations at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 9, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. At the centers disaster recovery specialists from FEMA, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) explain assistance programs and answer questions from area residents who suffered losses in October’s flooding.
December 1, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. -- Workers in six New Hampshire counties who became temporarily or permanently unemployed in the wake of the severe storms and flooding that hit the state in October have until Friday, December 2 to apply for federal unemployment aid.
November 30, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. -- State and federal officials are opening an additional Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Brockton, Mass. to serve individuals and families affected by the severe storms and flooding that took place October 6-17. The Brockton DRC will be open from Friday, December 2, from noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday, December 3 through Friday, December 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be closed Sunday, December 4. The new DRC is located at:
November 29, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. -- Disaster recovery officials are urging those who sustained damages to their personal or business properties as a result of the severe storms and flooding in October to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster aid whether they had insurance or not. They may find that insurance may not cover all of the recovery costs and that homeowners' insurance may not cover floods.
November 29, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. -- State and federal officials are opening a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Worcester, Mass. to serve individuals and families affected by the severe storms and flooding that took place October 6-17. The DRC will be open from Thursday, December 1 through Friday December 9. It will be closed on Sunday, December 4.
November 28, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. -- New Hampshire residents affected by the severe storms and flooding in October now have less than 30 days to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible state and federal disaster assistance. November 27 marked the halfway point in the 60-day registration period. Registrations cannot be accepted after the December 27 deadline.
November 22, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. -- State and federal officials are opening Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Pittsfield, Springfield and Sturbridge, Mass., beginning Tuesday, November 29 through Saturday, December 3, to serve individuals and families affected by the severe storms and flooding that took place October 6-17.
November 18, 2005
News Release
MERRIMACK, N.H. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that its teleregistration and Helpline will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. It will reopen on Friday, November 24. The teleregistration and Helpline will close down at midnight on Wednesday, November 23 and will reopen Friday, November 25 at 6 a.m. It will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, until further notice. The toll-free number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the speech and hearing impaired.

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