Monthly Archives: November 2012

What to Expect During the FEMA Housing Inspection Process

This information is provided by our Federal partners at FEMA What to Expect During the FEMA Housing Inspection Process So far, more than 444,100 Hurricane Sandy survivors from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island have applied for federal … Continue reading

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FEMA disaster assistance available for individuals

From a RIEMA press release: Governor Lincoln Chafee announced today that President Obama has approved Rhode Island’s amended request for a disaster declaration and for individual assistance for Newport and Washington Counties. “I am once again grateful for the President’s … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy survey: How did we do?

How would you rate the Town’s response to Hurricane Sandy? The Town of Portsmouth is interested  in hearing from you. Please participate in this on-line survey:  http://surveymonkey.com/s/Sandy02871 A similar survey conducted after tropical storm Irene helped Town officials focus on … Continue reading

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Power restored to Prudence Island

Electric power has been restored to Prudence Island. A team of damage assessors from FEMA is in route to Prudence Island at this moment. This FEMA team is assessing damage to private property and residences. Another FEMA team will be assessing damage … Continue reading

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Damage report lines to close today at 6:00 PM

The storm damage report hotlines will be closed this evening at 6:00 PM. Our thanks to all those who phoned in their reports. The FEMA damage assessment team will be touring Portsmouth tomorrow. The damage reports you provided will guide … Continue reading

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Electric power restoration update

Portsmouth EMA is in close contact with our National Grid community liaison. National Grid reports that 326 customers are without power in Portsmouth this morning as of 7:00 AM. National Grid expects to have service restored to all customers in … Continue reading

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Storm damage report lines open

The storm damage report lines at the Portsmouth EOC are open. Please call in a report if your home, business, or property was damaged by Hurricane Sancy. 643-0250 and 643-0252

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