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 12, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Watch out for scam artists. That is the warning issued by officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Management.
June 12, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Residents and business owners, who applied for disaster aid due to the heavy flooding and received U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan applications, are urged to return the completed applications quickly, even if they do not want a loan, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Management officials.
June 7, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- The New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are opening a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Salem on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 to serve individuals and families affected by the severe storms and flooding that took place in May. The center will be open for these two days only. The center will be located at: Salem Town Hall, 33 Geremonty Drive, Salem. Hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
June 7, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- New Hampshire residents whose homes have been water damaged as a result of the heavy rains that began May 13 may find themselves in the position of facing the growth of mold and mildew. Disaster recovery specialists caution that mold and mildew can begin to grow within 24 hours after a flood and occur throughout the house, including the attic, basement and crawl spaces. The health effects can be severe, especially for those with pre-existing conditions such as allergies and asthma.
June 7, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- If the recent May flooding did more damage to your personal or business property than your insurance will cover, or if you had no insurance at all, don’t panic; you may be eligible for a variety of state and federal disaster aid programs. On May 25, President George W. Bush declared a major disaster for the severe storms and floods that struck Belknap, Carroll, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford counties beginning May 12, making residents and business owners eligible for state and federal disaster aid.
June 6, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Hampshire Bureau of Emergency Management announce new hours for the four Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) serving six New Hampshire counties deluged by the May floods. Effective immediately, the centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, closed on Sunday. The DRC locations are as follows: Rockingham County Rockingham Community Action Inc. Jedediah Brown Homestead – 55 Prescott Rd. Raymond, N.H.

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