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February 9, 2004
Portsmouth, N.H. -- Local officials in designated New Hampshire counties have until Feb. 14 to submit Requests for Public Assistance for reimbursement of snow removal costs incurred as a result of theDec. 6-7, 2003, record snowfall, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said today.
February 3, 2004
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Gov. Craig R. Benson signed a federal/state agreement yesterday that paves the way for the release of disaster funds for snow removal expenses incurred after last December's record snowfall. The event was held at the State House in Concord.Signing on behalf of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was Kenneth L. Horak, Acting Director, Region I."Eight counties in our state were hit hard by the storms," Gov. Benson said. "Thanks to both President Bush and FEMA, we can get the funds to the communities that need them most."
January 28, 2004
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- More Maine counties have been added to the list eligible for financial emergency assistance for snow removal costs incurred during the December record snowfalls, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced. Under Secretary Michael D. Brown, Department of Homeland Security , Emergency Preparedness and Response, said the additional assistance was approved based on a review by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
January 23, 2004
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Briefings for local government officials to explain the process of applying for federal disaster assistance for snow removal expenditures incurred in the wake of the December severe snow storms have begun, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
January 16, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been authorized for New Hampshire to supplement emergency response efforts for the record snowfall that struck the state early last month.
January 15, 2004
Disaster Federal Register Notice