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
September 22, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire residents who are beginning to receive Individual Assistance grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help them recover from damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene can be assured that the money is not treated as income and does not jeopardize other benefits they may be receiving.
September 21, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. –¡¡New Hampshire Division of Fire Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials remind residents and business owners to get the appropriate building permits before beginning any repair work on property damaged by storms and flooding in September. "The use of the local building permit process helps ensure that the consumer receives not only code compliant repairs that they are paying for, but they end up with a safe home to live in," said State Fire Marshal Bill Degnan.
September 21, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Conway, NH located at Mount Washington Technology Village, 53 Technology Lane, will close as of 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.
September 20, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are working together by providing separate but coordinated programs to deliver financial assistance to New Hampshire homeowners and renters recovering from Tropical Storm Irene damage that took place during the period Aug. 26 to Sept. 6.
September 17, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – It’s important to note that all Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will begin closing an hour earlier, at 7 p.m., beginning Monday, Sept. 19. The centers are one-stop locations to learn about federal grants, low-interest loans and other programs available to help New Hampshire residents recover from Tropical Storm Irene. The new schedule for DRCs is: Mount Washington Technology Village, 53 Technology Lane, Conway, NH 03818 Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
September 16, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. – Visiting one of the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Carroll and Grafton counties is the best way to learn about the many paths toward recovering from storms and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene. No resident is required to go to a DRC to be eligible for the various federally-funded recovery programs that became available when the president declared a major disaster as a result of Irene.