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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1603–DR] Louisiana; Amendment No. 10 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Louisiana (FEMA–1603–DR), dated August 29, 2005, and related determinations. DATES: Effective December 20, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated December 20, 2005, the President amended the cost-sharing arrangements concerning Federal funds provided under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (Stafford Act), in a letter to R. David Paulison, Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, as follows: I determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Louisiana resulting from Hurricane Katrina, from August 29– November 1, 2005, is of sufficient severity and magnitude that special cost-sharing arrangements are warranted regarding Federal funds provided under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I amend my declarations of August 29, 2005, September 1, 2005, October 22, 2005, and November 19, 2005, to authorize Federal funds for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B), including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program, at 100 percent of total eligible costs, through and including June 30, 2006. Effective July 1, 2006, the Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B), including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program, will be authorized at 90 percent of total eligible costs. Please notify Governor Blanco and the Federal Coordinating Officer of this amendment to my major disaster declaration. This cost share is effective as of the date of the President’s major disaster declaration. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:41 Jan 12, 2006 Jkt 208001 for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E6–317 Filed 1–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1622–DR] Minnesota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Minnesota (FEMA–1622–DR), dated January 4, 2006, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: January 4, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated January 4, 2006, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Minnesota, resulting from a severe winter storm from November 27–29, 2005, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Minnesota. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas, Hazard PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2261 Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act you may deem appropriate. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. If Other Needs Assistance under Section 408 of the Stafford Act is later requested and warranted, Federal funding under that program will also be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Acting Director, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Thomas J. Costello, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. I do hereby determine the following areas of the State of Minnesota to have been affected adversely by this declared major disaster: Big Stone, Clay, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Norman, Stevens, Traverse, Wilkin, and Yellow Medicine Counties for Public Assistance. All counties within the State of Minnesota are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050 Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E6–308 Filed 1–12–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1604–DR] Mississippi; Amendment No. 12 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[FEMA-1622-DR]


Minnesota; Major Disaster and Related Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major 
disaster for the State of Minnesota (FEMA-1622-DR), dated January 4, 
2006, and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: January 4, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter 
dated January 4, 2006, the President declared a major disaster under 
the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows:

    I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State 
of Minnesota, resulting from a severe winter storm from November 27-
29, 2005, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major 
disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief 
and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5206 (the Stafford 
Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the 
State of Minnesota.
    In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby 
authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such 
amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and 
administrative expenses.
    You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the 
designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any 
other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act you may deem 
appropriate. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance 
be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act 
for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 
percent of the total eligible costs. If Other Needs Assistance under 
Section 408 of the Stafford Act is later requested and warranted, 
Federal funding under that program will also be limited to 75 
percent of the total eligible costs.
    Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration 
to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act.

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice 
that pursuant to the authority vested in the Acting Director, under 
Executive Order 12148, as amended, Thomas J. Costello, of FEMA is 
appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared 
disaster.
    I do hereby determine the following areas of the State of Minnesota 
to have been affected adversely by this declared major disaster:

    Big Stone, Clay, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Norman, Stevens, 
Traverse, Wilkin, and Yellow Medicine Counties for Public 
Assistance.
    All counties within the State of Minnesota are eligible to apply 
for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) 
are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community 
Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis 
Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, 
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management 
Assistance; 97.048, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, 
Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050 
Individuals and Households Program--Other Needs; 97.036, Public 
Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.)

R. David Paulison,
Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of 
Homeland Security.
 [FR Doc. E6-308 Filed 1-12-06; 8:45 am]
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