Michigan; Emergency and Related Determinations, 6030 [2016-02028]
[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 23 (Thursday, February 4, 2016)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02028]
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Federal Emergency Management Agency
[Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-3375-EM; Docket ID FEMA-2016-0001]
Michigan; Emergency and Related Determinations
AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.
SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an
emergency for the State of Michigan (FEMA-3375-EM), dated January 16,
2016, and related determinations.
DATES: Effective Date: January 16, 2016.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and
Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW.,
Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2833.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter
dated January 16, 2016, the President issued 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
I have determined that the emergency conditions in certain areas
of the State of Michigan described in the Governor's request as
resulting from contaminated water beginning on April 25, 2014, 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 et seq. (``the Stafford
Act''). Therefore, I declare that such an emergency exists in the
State of Michigan.
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), limited to direct Federal assistance, under the Public
Assistance program. This emergency assistance is to provide water,
water filters, water filter cartridges, water test kits, and other
necessary related items for a period of no more than 90 days.
Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is
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
for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the
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, David G.
Samaniego, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating
Officer for this declared emergency.
The following area of the State of Michigan has been designated as
adversely affected by this declared emergency:
Genesee County for emergency protective measures (Category B),
limited to direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance
This emergency assistance is to provide water, water filters,
water filter cartridges, water test kits, and other necessary
related items for a period of no more than 90 days for Genesee
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. 2016-02028 Filed 2-3-16; 8:45 am]
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