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Maine Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1644)

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


August 14, 2006 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Kenneth Clark recently noted the continuing effectiveness of the 1998 Colby-Sawyer drainage project in New London, NH. According to Clark, “The Colby-Sawyer project is an example of positive action by community officials to protect property from damage caused by flooding or other natural hazards.”

August 7, 2006 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- In May of this year there were 6,838 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies in force in the state of New Hampshire . Seventy-seven percent of those policies, (5,277) were insuring structures in the six disaster declared Individual Assistance counties of Belknap, Carroll, Hillsborough, Merrimack , Rockingham and Strafford.

July 26, 2006 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Between May 25 when the Maine declaration was signed by President Bush and July 24, 2006 the registration deadline to apply for FEMA assistance, a total 1,200 registrations for assistance were received from residents in York County.  On the final registration day, a total of 11 applications were recorded by FEMA officials.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 581 $1,013,205.06 $934,193.09 $79,011.97
Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2015 - 02:04 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $3,764,478.02 $499,112.39 $3,298,125.88
Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2015 - 07:57 (Updated daily)

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