BOSTON, Mass. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $6.5 million to reimburse state and local governments in New Hampshire for costs incurred in three snow storms that hit the state earlier this year, according to disaster recovery officials. Total aid for the storms is $6,892,023.87.
The funds were allocated through FEMA’s Public Assistance program. President George W. Bush declared the emergencies after a request from Governor John Lynch following the storms.
JANUARY STORM DAMAGE
More than $3.5 million has been approved to help pay for costs of the heavy snow and high winds on Jan. 22-23. The total is $3,658,114.66.
Nine counties and the state were eligible for aid. They are Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Grafton, Hillsborough, Rockingham, Merrimack, Strafford and Sullivan.
|State of New Hampshire||$ 1,107,426.59|
FEBRUARY STORM DAMAGE
In addition, FEMA has obligated more than $1 million to help pay for costs of the heavy snow and high winds on Feb. 10-11, according to disaster recovery officials. The total is $1,121,727.20.
Five counties and the state qualify for aid: Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton and Sullivan.
|State of New Hampshire||$ 521,536.78|
MARCH SNOW STORM
More than $2 million has been approved to help pay for costs of the snow removal after the storm on March 11-12, according to disaster recovery officials. The total is $2,112,182.01.
Five counties and the state were eligible for aid. The counties are Carroll, Cheshire, Hillsborough, Rockingham and Sullivan. The breakdown is: