New Hampshire Severe Winter Storm (DR-1892)
Incident period: February 23, 2010 to March 3, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 29, 2010
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
June 18, 2010
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that it has disbursed more than $2 million in federal aid to the State of New Hampshire. These funds are intended to help local communities recover from the severe winter storms that struck February 23 – March 3. The violent storm system left more than 330,000 without power in the state and 1 million across the Northeast after high winds and rain lashed the region. On March 29, the president declared a major disaster in six counties providing federal support to assist in the cleanup.
May 19, 2010
PORTSMOUTH, NH - More than $1 million in federal aid has been disbursed to the State of New Hampshire to help local communities recover from the severe storms that occurred during the period of February 23 - March 3. At its peak, the massive storms that brought high winds and heavy rain left more than 330,000 without power in New Hampshire and more than 1 million across the Northeast. As a result, President Obama declared a major disaster in six counties on March 29 making federal funds available for public infrastructure projects.
March 29, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New Hampshire to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas struck by a severe winter storm during the period of February 23 to March 3, 2010.
March 29, 2010
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for New Hampshire. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: