Mississippi; Major Disaster and Related Determinations, 57376 [E8-23250]

Download as PDF 57376 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 192 / Thursday, October 2, 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 time period prescribed for the implementation of section 310(a), Priority to Certain Applications for Public Facility and Public Housing Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 5153, shall be for a period not to exceed six months after the date of this declaration. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Stephen M. DeBlasio Sr., of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. The following areas of the State of Indiana have been designated as adversely affected by this declared major disaster: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Mississippi (FEMA–1794–DR), dated September 22, 2008, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 22, 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, in a letter dated September 22, 2008, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207 (the Stafford Act), as follows: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Michael L. Parker, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. The following areas of the State of Mississippi have been designated as adversely affected by this declared major disaster: Lake, LaPorte, and Porter Counties for Individual Assistance. All counties within the State of Indiana 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; 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. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES and Other Needs Assistance will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. If Public Assistance is later requested and warranted, Federal funds provided under that program 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. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Mississippi resulting from Hurricane Gustav during the period of August 28 to September 8, 2008, 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– 5207 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Mississippi. 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. R. David Paulison, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E8–23255 Filed 10–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:52 Oct 01, 2008 Jkt 217001 [FEMA–1794–DR] Mississippi; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Forrest, Franklin, George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Pearl River, Pike, Stone, Walthall, and Wilkinson Counties for Public Assistance. Direct Federal assistance is authorized. All counties within the State of Mississippi 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; 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. E8–23250 Filed 10–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1785–DR] Florida; Amendment No. 10 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 declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA–1785–DR), dated August 24, 2008, and related determinations. E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1

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[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[FEMA-1794-DR]


Mississippi; 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 Mississippi (FEMA-1794-DR), dated September 
22, 2008, and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: September 22, 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, in a letter 
dated September 22, 2008, the President declared a major disaster under 
the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (the Stafford Act), as follows:

    I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State 
of Mississippi resulting from Hurricane Gustav during the period of 
August 28 to September 8, 2008, 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. 
5121-5207 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major 
disaster exists in the State of Mississippi.
    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, Michael L. Parker, of FEMA is 
appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared 
disaster.
    The following areas of the State of Mississippi have been 
designated as adversely affected by this declared major disaster:

    Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Forrest, Franklin, George, 
Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, 
Lincoln, Marion, Pearl River, Pike, Stone, Walthall, and Wilkinson 
Counties for Public Assistance. Direct Federal assistance is 
authorized.
    All counties within the State of Mississippi 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; 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. E8-23250 Filed 10-1-08; 8:45 am]
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