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
June 6, 2006
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency are offering a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Berwick, York, and South Lebanon, Maine. The mobile DRC will be in the towns for one day only starting June 7.
June 5, 2006
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency recently set up a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in York County to bring one-on-one help to residents and businesses coping with disaster-related concerns arising from the recent severe storms and floods that deluged Wells county. The center is located in Wells at: York Community College 112 College Drive Wells
June 2, 2006
NEWINGTON, N.H. -- State and federal disaster officials are concerned that persons eligible for disaster aid from the recent storms may not be applying for aid under the erroneous assumption that by reporting damages to state and local officials or to the American Red Cross they have already applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance. They must, however, apply directly to FEMA to receive assistance.
June 1, 2006
Newington, N.H. -- State and federal officials will open four Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Concord, Manchester, Raymond and Rochester beginning Friday, June 2, to serve individuals, families and businesses impacted by the severe storms and flooding which took place beginning on May 12. Persons who have suffered losses or damages as a result of the floods in Belknap, Carroll, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford counties may go to any DRC to follow up on their registrations and receive information on available programs.
May 25, 2006
» President Declares Major Disaster For New Hampshire Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush’s major disaster declaration issued for Maine. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
May 25, 2006
» Federal Aid Programs For Maine Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State of Maine to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms and flooding beginning on May 13, 2006, and continuing.