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E7–6788 Filed 4–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1687–DR] Alabama; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Alabama (FEMA–1687–DR), dated March 3, 2007, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 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 March 30, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 resulting from severe storms and tornadoes on March 1, 2007, 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 March 3, 2007, 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, for a period of up to 48 hours. 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 for the designated period at any time for which Category A and B costs are eligible under 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 ProgramOther 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. E7–6818 Filed 4–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[FEMA-1687-DR]


Alabama; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster and 
Related Determinations

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-1687-DR), dated March 3, 2007, and related 
determinations.

EFFECTIVE DATE: March 30, 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 March 30, 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 severe storms and tornadoes on March 1, 
2007, 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 March 3, 2007, 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, 
for a period of up to 48 hours.
    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 for the designated period at any time 
for which Category A and B costs are eligible under 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. E7-6818 Filed 4-10-07; 8:45 am]
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