American Samoa; Major Disaster and Related Determinations, 51301-51302 [E9-24072]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 192 / Tuesday, October 6, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Citizenship and Immigration Services Form I–129S, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 30–Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form I–129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition; OMB Control No. 1615–0010. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 25, 2009, at 74 FR 30314, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. 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DATES: Effective Date: September 29, 2009. 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 29, 2009, 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 determined that the damage in certain areas of the Territory of American Samoa resulting from an earthquake, tsunami, and flooding beginning on September 29, 2009, and continuing, 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 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declared that such a major disaster exists in the Territory of American Samoa. In order to provide Federal assistance, you were hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You were authorized to provide Individual Assistance and assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance program in the designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the Territory, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act that you deem appropriate subject to completion of Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs), unless you determine that the incident is of such unusual severity and magnitude that PDAs are not required to determine the need for supplemental Federal assistance pursuant to 44 CFR 206.33(d). Direct Federal assistance is authorized. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is supplemental, any E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 51302 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 192 / Tuesday, October 6, 2009 / Notices Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and Other Needs Assistance will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you were authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. 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, Kenneth R. Tingman, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. The following areas of the Territory of American Samoa have been designated as adversely affected by this declared major disaster: jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES The Territory of American Samoa for Individual Assistance. Debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance program for the Territory of American Samoa. Direct Federal assistance is authorized. All islands within the Territory of American Samoa 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. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E9–24072 Filed 10–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–1857– DR;Docket ID FEMA–2008–0018] [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–1858– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2008–0018] New York; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Georgia; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New York (FEMA–1857–DR), dated September 1, 2009, and related determinations. DATE: Effective Date: September 29, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of New York is hereby amended to include the following area among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of September 1, 2009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Allegany County for Public 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; 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. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E9–24075 Filed 10–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P Notice. SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia (FEMA–1858–DR), dated September 24, 2009, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 28, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Georgia is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of September 24, 2009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Cherokee, DeKalb, Fulton, and Newton Counties for Public Assistance, including direct Federal assistance (already designated for Individual Assistance). Crawford County for Public Assistance, including direct Federal 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; 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. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-1859-DR; Docket ID FEMA-2008-0018]


American Samoa; 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 Territory of American Samoa (FEMA-1859-DR), dated 
September 29, 2009, and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: September 29, 2009.

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 29, 2009, 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 determined that the damage in certain areas of the Territory 
of American Samoa resulting from an earthquake, tsunami, and 
flooding beginning on September 29, 2009, and continuing, 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 et seq. (the ``Stafford 
Act''). Therefore, I declared that such a major disaster exists in 
the Territory of American Samoa.
    In order to provide Federal assistance, you were hereby 
authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such 
amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and 
administrative expenses.
    You were authorized to provide Individual Assistance and 
assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures 
(Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance program in the 
designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the Territory, and 
any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act that you deem 
appropriate subject to completion of Preliminary Damage Assessments 
(PDAs), unless you determine that the incident is of such unusual 
severity and magnitude that PDAs are not required to determine the 
need for supplemental Federal assistance pursuant to 44 CFR 
206.33(d). Direct Federal assistance is authorized.
    Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is 
supplemental, any

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Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance, 
Hazard Mitigation, and Other Needs Assistance will be limited to 75 
percent of the total eligible costs.
    Further, you were authorized to make changes to this declaration 
to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act.

    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, Kenneth R. Tingman, of FEMA is 
appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared 
disaster.
    The following areas of the Territory of American Samoa have been 
designated as adversely affected by this declared major disaster:

    The Territory of American Samoa for Individual Assistance.
    Debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A 
and B) under the Public Assistance program for the Territory of 
American Samoa. Direct Federal assistance is authorized.
    All islands within the Territory of American Samoa 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.

W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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