Alabama; Amendment No. 9 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration, 5453 [E7-1846]

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E7–1879 Filed 2–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1605–DR] Alabama; Amendment No. 9 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Alabama (FEMA–1605–DR), dated August 29, 2005, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: January 25, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5453 Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated January 25, 2007, the President amended the cost-sharing arrangements regarding Federal funds provided under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the 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 Alabama resulting from Hurricane Katrina during the period of August 29 to September 26, 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 declaration of August 29, 2005, as amended on September 1, 2005, to authorize Federal funds for all categories of Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs relating to this disaster, except for assistance previously approved at 100 percent. This adjustment to State and local cost sharing applies only to Public Assistance costs and direct Federal assistance eligible for such adjustments under applicable law. The Stafford Act specifically prohibits a similar adjustment for funds provided to States for Other Needs Assistance (Section 408) and the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (Section 404). These funds will continue to be reimbursed at 75 percent of total eligible costs. 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 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. E7–1846 Filed 2–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[FEMA-1605-DR]


Alabama; Amendment No. 9 to Notice of a Major Disaster 
Declaration

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the 
State of Alabama (FEMA-1605-DR), dated August 29, 2005, and related 
determinations.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 25, 2007.

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 25, 2007, the President amended the cost-sharing 
arrangements regarding Federal funds provided under the authority of 
the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 
U.S.C. 5121-5206 (the Stafford Act), in a letter to R. David Paulison, 
Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland 
Security, as follows:

    I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State 
of Alabama resulting from Hurricane Katrina during the period of 
August 29 to September 26, 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 declaration of August 29, 2005, as amended 
on September 1, 2005, to authorize Federal funds for all categories 
of Public Assistance at 90 percent of total eligible costs relating 
to this disaster, except for assistance previously approved at 100 
percent.
    This adjustment to State and local cost sharing applies only to 
Public Assistance costs and direct Federal assistance eligible for 
such adjustments under applicable law. The Stafford Act specifically 
prohibits a similar adjustment for funds provided to States for 
Other Needs Assistance (Section 408) and the Hazard Mitigation Grant 
Program (Section 404). These funds will continue to be reimbursed at 
75 percent of total eligible costs.

    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 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. E7-1846 Filed 2-5-07; 8:45 am]
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