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

May 5, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is moving into disaster-affected communities in New Hampshire's Grafton County to help victims with disaster assistance questions, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and N.H. Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
May 4, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Teams of Hazard Mitigation Advisors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with expertise in how to make homes and businesses safer from disasters will be available at area home improvement stores beginning this weekend. The workshops begin Saturday, May 5 and are part of the recovery effort following last week's federal disaster declaration.
May 3, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and New Hampshire Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) are opening additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) on Friday to help New Hampshire residents in recovering from April's severe storms and flooding.
April 30, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Officials from New Hampshire Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened Disaster Recovery Centers to assist individuals and business owners affected by the severe storms and flooding that began April 15. Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon. through Sat., until further notice, at these locations:
April 28, 2007
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Residents of Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, and Strafford counties who suffered property damage or loss from the severe storms and flooding that began April 15 may now register for state and federal disaster assistance. FEMA and New Hampshire Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) officials urge those affected by the disaster to apply at www.fema.gov or by calling toll-free 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.
April 27, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of New Hampshire to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on April 15, 2007, and continuing.

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