Texas; Emergency and Related Determinations, 53890 [E8-21775]

Download as PDF 53890 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 17, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. Federal Emergency Management Agency The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, Department of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Sandy Coachman, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency. The following areas of the State of Texas have been designated as adversely affected by this declared emergency: [FEMA–3294–EM] Texas; 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 Texas (FEMA–3294–EM), dated September 10, 2008, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 10, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated September 10, 2008, the President declared an emergency declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the emergency conditions in certain areas of the State of Texas resulting from Hurricane Ike beginning on September 7, 2008, and continuing, are 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. 5121–5207 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such an emergency exists in the State of Texas. You are authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, and to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, you are authorized to provide assistance for emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program. This assistance excludes regular time costs for subgrantees’ regular employees. In addition, you are authorized to provide such other forms of assistance under Title V of the Stafford Act, as you may deem appropriate. 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 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 emergency assistance and administrative expenses. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:38 Sep 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 Aransas, Brazoria, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jefferson, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Wharton and Willacy Counties for emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance 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; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E8–21775 Filed 9–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–3292–EM] Alabama; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of an emergency for the State of Alabama (FEMA–3292–EM), dated August 30, 2008, and related determinations. PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: Effective Date: September 3, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the incident period for this emergency is closed effective September 3, 2008. (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; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant.) R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E8–21772 Filed 9–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–3294–EM] Texas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA–3294–EM), dated September 10, 2008, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 11, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas for which the President declared an emergency on September 10, 2008: E:\FR\FM\17SEN1.SGM 17SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[FEMA-3294-EM]


Texas; Emergency 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 an 
emergency for the State of Texas (FEMA-3294-EM), dated September 10, 
2008, and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: September 10, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance 
Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter 
dated September 10, 2008, the President declared an emergency 
declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster 
Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (the Stafford 
Act), as follows:

    I have determined that the emergency conditions in certain areas 
of the State of Texas resulting from Hurricane Ike beginning on 
September 7, 2008, and continuing, are 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. 
5121-5207 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such an 
emergency exists in the State of Texas.
    You are authorized to provide appropriate assistance for 
required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the 
Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public 
health and safety, and to lessen or avert the threat of a 
catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, you are 
authorized to provide assistance for emergency protective measures 
(Category B), including direct Federal assistance, under the Public 
Assistance program. This assistance excludes regular time costs for 
subgrantees' regular employees. In addition, you are authorized to 
provide such other forms of assistance under Title V of the Stafford 
Act, as you may deem appropriate.
    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 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 emergency 
assistance and administrative expenses.
    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, Department 
of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Sandy 
Coachman, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating 
Officer for this declared emergency.
    The following areas of the State of Texas have been designated as 
adversely affected by this declared emergency:

    Aransas, Brazoria, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Fort 
Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jefferson, Jim 
Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Liberty, Matagorda, Nueces, Orange, Refugio, 
San Patricio, Victoria, Wharton and Willacy Counties for emergency 
protective measures (Category B), including direct Federal 
assistance, under the Public Assistance 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; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 
97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment 
Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, 
Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In 
Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially 
Declared Disaster Assistance--Disaster Housing Operations for 
Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster 
Assistance to Individuals and Households--Other Needs; 97.036, 
Disaster Grants--Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared 
Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant.)

R. David Paulison,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. E8-21775 Filed 9-16-08; 8:45 am]
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