New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm (DR-1812)

Incident period: December 11, 2008 to December 23, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 2, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 14, 2009
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Five months after December's ice storm pummeled the region, nearly $15 million in federal aid has been obligated to help New Hampshire recover from last winter's devastating storm. "This assistance is going to help ease the burden on local communities as they work to complete the cleanup," said Nick Russo, FEMA's federal coordinating officer. "We have a strong partnership with the state and that's made for an efficient recovery process."
April 14, 2009
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- More than $10 million in federal aid has been disbursed to help New Hampshire communities recover from last December's ice storm after the presidential disaster declaration on January 2 made all ten counties eligible for federal assistance. "We remain fully engaged with the state to ensure that assistance continues to flow to New Hampshire communities as quickly and efficiently as possible," said Nick Russo, FEMA's federal coordinating officer.
March 16, 2009
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, NH - Aid to New Hampshire communities to assist in recovery from the severe winter snow and ice storms that wreaked havoc on the state between Dec. 11 and 23, 2008 has surpassed the $5 million mark for funds approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To date $5,022,578 in FEMA relief funds have been obligated to affected communities, mostly for debris cleanup and emergency protective measures.
February 25, 2009
News Release
PORTSMOUTH, NH - More than $1.2 million in federal aid has been disbursed to help New Hampshire communities recover from last December's ice storm after the presidential disaster declaration on January 2 made all ten counties eligible for federal assistance.
January 2, 2009
News Release
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 New Hampshire. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
January 2, 2009
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 New Hampshire to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm beginning on December 11, 2008, and continuing.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • New Hampshire, FEMA-1812-DR (PDF 23KB)
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