New Hampshire Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1695)

Incident period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 27, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 12, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Only two weeks remain until the June 26 deadline to apply for federal and state disaster assistance to help with losses resulting from the flooding and severe storms occurring April 15-23, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Hampshire Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
June 6, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Federal and state disaster assistance for individuals, families and communities to help in recovery from April's nor'easter has surpassed $6.4 million, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New Hampshire Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM).
June 4, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- As the recovery continues from the April Nor'easter, federal and state officials want you to know you may be eligible for assistance to cover uninsured personal losses that resulted from the severe storms and flooding that occurred April 15-23.
June 1, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- There are steps you can - and should - take now to prepare for the next flood. First, you should be fully aware of your flood risk and work with your community on what you and your neighbors can do to lessen losses from flooding. In your home, you can take simple steps to protect property and more involved measures to lessen the impact on the structure. One of the best things you can do to prepare for flooding is to buy flood insurance.
May 30, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- In the one month that has passed since President Bush declared a major disaster for New Hampshire on April 27, more than $5.2 million in grants and low interest disaster loans have been approved to help New Hampshire residents recover, according to figures released today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New Hampshire Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM). The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts, as of close of business May 29:
May 29, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Many people think that if they do not live near a river or the coast, they are not in danger of flooding – not true. In recent years, remnants of tropical storms, dam failures, land development runoff and heavy spring and summer rainfalls have caused serious flood damage across New Hampshire. Everyone lives in a potential flood zone, and most homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage.

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