Iowa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations, 54669-54670 [E7-19011]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 26, 2007 / Notices 800, Bethesda, MD 20892–4872, 301–594– 4952, mak2@mail.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. Name of Committee: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Special Emphasis Panel, Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Centers—(P60). Date: October 18–19, 2007. Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Marriott Courtyard Washington Center, 204 Boardwalk Place, Boardwalk Place, 204, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. Contact Person: Charles H Washabaugh, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Review Branch, NIAMS/NIH, 6701 Democracy Blvd, Room 816, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–451–4838, washabac@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.846, Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: September 18, 2007. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 07–4738– Filed 9–25–07:8:45am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman; DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, DHS. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection 1601–0004, DHS Form 7001. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, submits this extension for the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman is soliciting comments concerning an extension to an existing information collection, DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission, DHS Form 7001. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 26, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Sep 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1 ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the CIS Ombudsman, Director of Communications, Mail Stop 1225, Washington, DC 20528–1225. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352, 202–357–0042 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov or cisombudsman@dhs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If additional information is required contact: the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the CIS Ombudsman, Director of Communications, Mail Stop 1225, Washington, DC 20528–1225, 202–357– 8100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Deputy Secretary, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CISOMB), collects information to receive and process correspondence received from individuals, employers, and their designated representatives to: (1) Assist individuals and employers in resolving problems during interactions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); (2) identify areas in which individuals and employers have problems in dealing with USCIS; and (3) and to the extent possible, propose changes to mitigate problems as mandated by the Homeland Security Act of 2002, section 452. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and; 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54669 e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Analysis Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman. Title: DHS CIS Ombudsman Case Problem Submission. OMB Number: 1601–0004. Frequency: One-time response. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. This information collection is necessary for CISOMB to identify problem areas, propose changes, and assist individuals experiencing problems during adjudication of an immigrant benefit with USCIS. Number of Respondents: 2,600 respondents. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 Hour per response. Total Burden Hours: 2,600 annual burden hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0.00. Scott Charbo, Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–19034 Filed 9–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1727–DR] Iowa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Iowa (FEMA– 1727–DR), dated September 14, 2007, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 14, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated September 14, 2007, 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: E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1 54670 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 26, 2007 / Notices I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Iowa resulting from severe storms and flooding during the period of August 17 to September 5, 2007, 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 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 Public Assistance in the designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act that you 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 Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, except for any particular projects that are eligible for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the FEMA Public Assistance Pilot Program instituted pursuant to 6 U.S.C. 777. If Other Needs Assistance under Section 408 of the Stafford Act is later warranted, Federal funding under that program also 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 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Justin A. Dombrowski, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. The following areas of the State of Iowa have been designated as adversely affected by this declared major disaster: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Allamakee, Appanoose, Boone, Calhoun, Cherokee, Davis, Humboldt, Mahaska, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Van Buren, Wapello, Wayne, and Webster Counties for Public Assistance, including direct Federal assistance, if warranted. All counties within the State of Iowa 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Sep 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 Program—Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E7–19011 Filed 9–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E7–18959 Filed 9–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1718–DR] [FEMA–1718–DR] Oklahoma; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA–1718–DR), dated August 24, 2007, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 17, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oklahoma is hereby amended to include the Public Assistance program for the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the catastrophe declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of August 24, 2007. Canadian, Cleveland, Comanche, Custer, Grady, Kiowa, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Pottawatomie, Seminole, and Stephens Counties for Individual Assistance. Canadian, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Custer, Dewey, Garvin, Grady, Kiowa, Logan, McClain, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Pottawatomie, Seminole, Stephens, and Washita Counties for Public Assistance. Blaine, Caddo, and Kingfisher Counties for Public Assistance (already designated for Individual Assistance). (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 PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Oklahoma (FEMA–1718–DR), dated August 24, 2007, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 12, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. Notice is hereby given that the incident period for this disaster is closed effective September 12, 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (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, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E7–19004 Filed 9–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 186 (Wednesday, September 26, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54669-54670]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-19011]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[FEMA-1727-DR]


Iowa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major 
disaster for the State of Iowa (FEMA-1727-DR), dated September 14, 
2007, and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: September 14, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance 
Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, 
(202) 646-2705.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter 
dated September 14, 2007, 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:


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    I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State 
of Iowa resulting from severe storms and flooding during the period 
of August 17 to September 5, 2007, 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 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 Public Assistance in the 
designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any 
other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act that you 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 Hazard Mitigation 
will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal 
funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also 
will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, except 
for any particular projects that are eligible for a higher Federal 
cost-sharing percentage under the FEMA Public Assistance Pilot 
Program instituted pursuant to 6 U.S.C. 777.
    If Other Needs Assistance under Section 408 of the Stafford Act 
is later warranted, Federal funding under that program also 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 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice 
that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under 
Executive Order 12148, as amended, Justin A. Dombrowski, of FEMA is 
appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared 
disaster.
    The following areas of the State of Iowa have been designated as 
adversely affected by this declared major disaster:

    Allamakee, Appanoose, Boone, Calhoun, Cherokee, Davis, Humboldt, 
Mahaska, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Van Buren, Wapello, Wayne, and 
Webster Counties for Public Assistance, including direct Federal 
assistance, if warranted.
    All counties within the State of Iowa 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,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. E7-19011 Filed 9-25-07; 8:45 am]
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