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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 139 / Thursday, July 20, 2006 / Notices ACTION: Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) Notice. SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Mississippi (FEMA–1604–DR), dated August 29, 2005, and related determinations. DATES: BILLING CODE 9110–10–P Effective Date: June 29, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated June 29, 2006, 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, Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Mississippi resulting from Hurricane Katrina, during the period of August 29 to October 14, 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. Therefore, I amend my declarations of August 29, 2005, September 1, 2005, October 22, 2005, November 19, 2005, December 21, 2005, and March 7, 2006, to authorize Federal funds for debris removal (Category A), including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program at 100 percent of total eligible costs through and including May 15, 2007. The area eligible for assistance is limited to existing projects in the Mississippi Sound. The Sound also incorporates rivers and tributaries in the southern Mississippi region that are part of the intra-coastal waterway system. Please notify Governor Barbour and the Federal Coordinating Officer of this amendment to my major disaster declarations. This cost share is effective as of the date of the President’s major disaster declaration. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES_1 R. David Paulison, Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA. [FR Doc. E6–11513 Filed 7–19–06; 8:45 am] (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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:44 Jul 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1653–DR] New Jersey; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of New Jersey (FEMA–1653–DR), dated July 7, 2006, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: July 7, 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 July 7, 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: SUMMARY: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of New Jersey resulting from severe storms and flooding beginning on June 23, 2006, and continuing, 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 New Jersey. 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 Individual Assistance and assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance program in the designated areas, as well as Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act you may deem appropriate. Direct Federal assistance is authorized. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and Other Needs Assistance will be limited PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41229 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 time period prescribed for the implementation of section 310(a), Priority to Certain Applications for Public Facility and Public Housing Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 5153, shall be for a period not to exceed six months after the date of this declaration. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Director, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Peter J. Martinasco, 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 New Jersey to have been affected adversely by this declared major disaster: Hunterdon, Mercer, and Warren Counties for Individual Assistance. Hunterdon, Mercer, Sussex, and Warren Counties for debris removal and emergency protective measures [Categories A and B] under the Public Assistance Program, including direct Federal assistance. All counties within the State of New Jersey 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, Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA. [FR Doc. E6–11508 Filed 7–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1650–DR] New York; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[FEMA-1653-DR]


New Jersey; 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 New Jersey (FEMA-1653-DR), dated July 7, 
2006, and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: July 7, 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 July 7, 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 New Jersey resulting from severe storms and flooding beginning on 
June 23, 2006, and continuing, 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 New Jersey.
    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 Individual Assistance and 
assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures 
(Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance program in the 
designated areas, as well as Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, 
and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act you may 
deem appropriate. Direct Federal assistance is authorized. 
Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be 
supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for 
Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and Other Needs Assistance 
will 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 time period prescribed for the implementation of section 
310(a), Priority to Certain Applications for Public Facility and Public 
Housing Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 5153, shall be for a period not to exceed 
six months after the date of this declaration.
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice 
that pursuant to the authority vested in the Director, under Executive 
Order 12148, as amended, Peter J. Martinasco, 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 New 
Jersey to have been affected adversely by this declared major disaster:

    Hunterdon, Mercer, and Warren Counties for Individual 
Assistance. Hunterdon, Mercer, Sussex, and Warren Counties for 
debris removal and emergency protective measures [Categories A and 
B] under the Public Assistance Program, including direct Federal 
assistance.
    All counties within the State of New Jersey 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,
 Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA.
 [FR Doc. E6-11508 Filed 7-19-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-10-P