Georgia; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster and Related Determinations, 18268 [E7-6819]

Download as PDF 18268 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 11, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1686–DR] Georgia; Amendment No. 4 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 Georgia (FEMA–1686–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: cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Georgia resulting from severe storms and tornadoes during the period of March 1–2, 2007, is of sufficient severity and magnitude that special costsharing 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:09 Apr 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 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. E7–6819 Filed 4–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–3275–EM] Iowa; Emergency and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Iowa (FEMA– 3275–EM), dated March 30, 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 declared an emergency declaration 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 impact in certain areas of the State of Iowa resulting from the record snow and near record snow during the period of February 28 to March 2, 2007, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency 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 an emergency exists in the State of Iowa. 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 emergency protective measures, including snow removal, under the Public Assistance PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 program to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety. Other forms of assistance under Title V of the Stafford Act may be added at a later date, as you deem appropriate. This emergency assistance will be provided for any continuous 48-hour period during or proximate to the incident period. You may extend the period of assistance, as warranted. This assistance excludes regular time costs for the subgrantees’ regular employees. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs in the designated areas. 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 Director, Department of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Carlos Mitchell, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency. I do hereby determine the following areas of the State of Iowa to have been affected adversely by this declared emergency: Adair, Audubon, Buena Vista, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Crawford, Emmet, Greene, Guthrie, Hancock, Harrison, Humboldt, Kossuth, Monona, O’Brien, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Pottawattamie, Sac, Shelby, Winnebago, and Wright Counties for emergency protective measures (Category B) under the Public Assistance program for any continuous 48-hour period during or proximate to the incident period. (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. E7–6790 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-1686-DR]


Georgia; Amendment No. 4 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 Georgia (FEMA-1686-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 Georgia resulting from severe storms and tornadoes during the 
period of March 1-2, 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. E7-6819 Filed 4-10-07; 8:45 am]
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