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2006-08-14 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Kenneth Clark recently noted the continuing effectiveness of the 1998 Colby-Sawyer drainage project in New London, NH. According to Clark, “The Colby-Sawyer project is an example of positive action by community officials to protect property from damage caused by flooding or other natural hazards.”

2006-08-07 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- In May of this year there were 6,838 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies in force in the state of New Hampshire . Seventy-seven percent of those policies, (5,277) were insuring structures in the six disaster declared Individual Assistance counties of Belknap, Carroll, Hillsborough, Merrimack , Rockingham and Strafford.

2006-07-26 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Between May 25 when the Maine declaration was signed by President Bush and July 24, 2006 the registration deadline to apply for FEMA assistance, a total 1,200 registrations for assistance were received from residents in York County.  On the final registration day, a total of 11 applications were recorded by FEMA officials.

2006-07-26 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Between May 25 when the New Hampshire declaration was signed by President Bush and July 24, 2006, the registration deadline to apply for FEMA assistance, a total 5,702 registrations for assistance were received from residents in the six declared counties. On the final registration day, a total of 161 applications were recorded by FEMA officials.

2006-07-21 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, NH. -- York County Maine residents who suffered damages from the May flooding and have not registered for assistance have just three days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The final day to register with FEMA and return the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application is July 24, 2006.

2006-07-20 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H.. -- As the July 24 registration deadline for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approaches, close to $2.7 million in grants and loans from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have been approved for homeowners, renters and business owners in York County, Maine.

2006-07-20 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- As the July 24 registration deadline for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approaches, more than $18 million in grants and loans from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have been approved for homeowners, renters and business owners in New Hampshire.

2006-07-11 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in Maine who were affected by the flooding of May, 2006 have been approved to receive $2, 548,226 in assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). A total of 1,130 residents have applied for state/federal disaster assistance in Maine.

2006-07-07 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Maine residents who suffered damages from the May flooding and have not registered for assistance have just two weeks left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The final day to register is July 24, 2006.

2006-06-26 04:00 - News Release

NEWINGTON , N.H. -- Victims of the May flooding in Maine who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill it out - even if they don't want a loan, urged disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Maine Emergency Management Agency.