CONCORD, N.H. -- According to the latest figures provided by Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State of New Hampshire, New Hampshire households received over $1million of disaster assistance to aid in the recovery from Tropical Storm Irene. At the November 7th registration deadline, 513 applicants in the designated counties of Carroll and Grafton registered with FEMA since President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for New Hampshire on September 3rd.
CONCORD, N.H. -- There are only 10 days left for New Hampshire residents to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to recover from Tropical Storm Irene. The final registration day is Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, for homeowners, renters and business owners in Carroll and Grafton counties whose property was damaged during the severe storms and flooding from Aug. 26 through Sept. 6. Registration is the first step in becoming eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program.
CONCORD, N.H. -- One mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as it helps New Hampshire recover from Tropical Storm Irene is to identify and ensure that historic places and structures are restored in a manner that preserves their historic value. “The state of New Hampshire has identified several damaged stone bridges and culverts that are historic,” said Albie Lewis, federal coordinating officer for this disaster. “Our job is to work with the state to provide appropriate funding through our Public Assistance program to assist in the repairs.”
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.
Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.
|Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved:||Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved*||Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved*||Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*|
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.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- New Hampshire, FEMA-4026-DR (PDF 21KB)