Maine Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1644)

Incident period: May 13, 2006 to May 23, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 25, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 20, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- As the July 24 registration deadline for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approaches, more than $18 million in grants and loans from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have been approved for homeowners, renters and business owners in New Hampshire.
July 11, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in Maine who were affected by the flooding of May, 2006 have been approved to receive $2, 548,226 in assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). A total of 1,130 residents have applied for state/federal disaster assistance in Maine.
July 7, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Maine residents who suffered damages from the May flooding and have not registered for assistance have just two weeks left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The final day to register is July 24, 2006.
June 26, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- More than $1.77 million in grants and low interest loans has been approved for 1,067 applicants in just one month since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for Maine on May 25, according to figures released today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). Disaster officials added that the number of approved claims will continue to rise as more applications are processed.
June 26, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON , N.H. -- Victims of the May flooding in Maine 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 Maine Emergency Management Agency.
June 22, 2006
News Release
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Maine residents who are unemployed as a result of the recent flooding in York County may be eligible for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits, according to federal and state officials. FEMA provides the funding to the U.S. Department of Labor which directs it to the state of Maine. The Maine Department of Labor administers the program.

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