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.
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.
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.
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment
- New Hampshire, FEMA-1892-DR (PDF 23KB)