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.
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."
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.
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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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