New Hampshire Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1643)

Incident period: May 12, 2006 to May 23, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 25, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 29, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- There have been a total of 4,672 home and business owners who have made application with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for assistance since President Bush signed the disaster declaration for individual assistance for Carroll, Belknap, Merrimack, Strafford, Hillsboro and Rockingham counties. Inspectors who have the task of collecting information from those who have registered which may result in financial assistance to victims need to have the most up to date information on those who have already registered.
June 27, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Michael Grant of Pelham, New Hampshire's experience with the flooding on May 12 would make most people at least a little cranky. But, he shows no sign of that. His voice has a happy tone even after the basement of his house was flooded with two feet of water.
June 26, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- More than $12 million in grants and low interest loans has been approved for 4,504 applicants in just one month since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for New Hampshire on May 25, according to figures released today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Management. Disaster officials added that the number of approved claims will continue to rise as more applications are processed.
June 24, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Victims of the May flooding in New Hampshire who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill it out - even if they don't want a loan, urged disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Management (BEM).
June 22, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- New Hampshire residents who are unemployed as a result of the recent flooding may be eligible for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits, according to federal and state officials. FEMA provides funding to the Department of Labor which directs it to the state of New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire Employment Security Commission (NHESC) administers the program.
June 21, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved disaster assistance for Grafton County to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the recent flooding in New Hampshire under the public assistance program, according to Federal Coordinating Officer Kenneth Clark.

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