New Hampshire Tropical Storm Irene (DR-4026)

Incident period: August 26, 2011 to September 6, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 3, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 5, 2011
News Release
CONCORD, N.H. -- Fall foliage, a major draw for New Hampshire tourism, was not harmed by Tropical Storm Irene. That’s the message of Lori Harnois, director of New Hampshire’s Division of Travel and Tourism Development. “We’d like people to know that New Hampshire is open for business,” Harnois said in a new video produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The video is online at www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/6108.
October 5, 2011
News Release
CONCORD, N.H. – For those in Carroll and Grafton counties who are unemployed as a direct result of Tropical Storm Irene, the deadline to register for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program is Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. Individuals, including self-employed individuals, who were living or working in the affected areas at the time of the disaster, may be eligible for assistance. Call New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) at 1-800-266-2252 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Sunday through Friday to apply for DUA.
October 4, 2011
News Release
CONCORD, N.H. -- With flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene still fresh in your mind, now is a good time to begin making your home less likely to be damaged if it is threatened by a future flood. Here is a simple checklist of suggestions:
October 3, 2011
News Release
CONCORD, N.H. -- In the nearly four weeks since New Hampshire's Carroll and Grafton counties were declared a major disaster area by the president because of Tropical Storm Irene, federal assistance has reached $827,079, distributed among more than 200 individuals and households. So far, 483 people have registered for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The registration period remains open through Nov. 7, 2011.
September 29, 2011
News Release
CONCORD, N.H. – The state of New Hampshire and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that deadlines are approaching for local and county government agencies, school districts and certain private nonprofit organizations to submit Requests for Public Assistance for damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene between Aug. 26 and Sept. 6, 2011.
September 29, 2011
News Release
CONCORD, N.H. – Renters who suffered flood damage from Tropical Storm Irene between Aug. 26 and Sept. 6 may be eligible for recovery assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Homeownership is not a requirement for FEMA help. Under FEMA’s Housing Assistance program, both homeowners and renters who are displaced from their homes may be eligible for rental assistance grants. Immediate hotel/motel lodging may be covered, as well as longer term rental while the original home or rented quarters is repaired, or they move into replacement housing.

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  • New Hampshire, FEMA-4026-DR (PDF 21KB)
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