Notice of Maximum Amount of Assistance Under the Individuals and Households Program, 53281 [2018-22884]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 204 / Monday, October 22, 2018 / Notices the time indicated, following the last call for comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deana Platt, Designated Federal Officer, Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472–3184, telephone (202) 646– 2700, Fax (540) 504–2331, and email FEMA-NAC@fema.dhs.gov. The NAC website is: www.fema.gov/nationaladvisory-council. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The NAC advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management. The NAC incorporates input from state, local, tribal and territorial governments, and the private sector in the development and revision of FEMA plans and strategies. The NAC includes a crosssection of officials, emergency managers, and emergency response providers from state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, the private sector, and nongovernmental organizations. Agenda: On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the NAC will be briefed on progress made on previous recommendations from the relevant FEMA program leadership and will also hear about strategic priorities from the FEMA Administrator. On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Subcommittee will present its recommendations to the full NAC for consideration and, based on group discussion, the NAC will vote to make recommendations as appropriate to the FEMA Administrator. Following this, the three permanent and one ad-hoc NAC subcommittees (Federal Insurance and Mitigation Subcommittee, Preparedness and Protection Subcommittee, Response and Recovery Subcommittee, and Tribal Subcommittee) will discuss and deliberate on their potential recommendations and again, based on group discussion, the NAC will vote to make recommendations as appropriate to the FEMA Administrator. Potential recommendation topics include (1) leveraging communities to build a culture of preparedness, (2) engaging the whole community in planning and response, and (3) closing the insurance gap. On Thursday, November 8, 2018, the NAC will review potential topics for research before the next in-person meeting, discuss recent disasters, review VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Oct 19, 2018 Jkt 247001 53281 agreed upon recommendations, and confirm charges for the subcommittees. The full agenda and any related documents for this meeting will be posted by Friday, November 2, 2018, on the NAC website at http:// www.fema.gov/national-advisorycouncil. FEMA bases the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 2.7 percent for the 12-month period, which ended in August 2018. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on September 13, 2018. Dated: October 10, 2018. William B. ‘‘Brock’’ Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.048, Federal Disaster 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). [FR Doc. 2018–22883 Filed 10–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2018–22884 Filed 10–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–11–P [Docket ID FEMA–2018–0001] Notice of Maximum Amount of Assistance Under the Individuals and Households Program DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA gives notice of the maximum amount for assistance under the Individuals and Households Program for emergencies and major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2018. DATES: This adjustment applies to emergencies and major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher B. Smith, Recovery Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 212–1000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 408 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 5174, prescribes that FEMA must annually adjust the maximum amount for assistance provided under the Individuals and Households Program (IHP). FEMA gives notice that the maximum amount of IHP financial assistance provided to an individual or household under section 408 of the Stafford Act with respect to any single emergency or major disaster is $34,900. The increase in award amount as stated above is for any single emergency or major disaster declared on or after October 1, 2018. In addition, in accordance with 44 CFR 61.17(c), this adjustment includes the maximum amount of available coverage under any Group Flood Insurance Policy (GFIP) issued. Notice of Adjustment of Disaster Grant Amounts AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Docket ID FEMA–2018–0001] Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: FEMA gives notice of an adjustment to the threshold for Small Project subgrants made to state, tribal, and local governments and private nonprofit facilities for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2018. DATES: This adjustment applies to major disasters and emergencies declared on or after October 1, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Hoyes, Recovery Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3834. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207, as amended by the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act, Public Law 113–2, provides that FEMA will annually adjust the threshold for assistance provided under section 422, Simplified Procedures, relating to the Public Assistance program, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the Department of Labor. FEMA gives notice that $128,900 is the threshold for any Small Project subgrant made to state, tribal, and local SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2018-0001]


Notice of Maximum Amount of Assistance Under the Individuals and 
Households Program

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: FEMA gives notice of the maximum amount for assistance under 
the Individuals and Households Program for emergencies and major 
disasters declared on or after October 1, 2018.

DATES: This adjustment applies to emergencies and major disasters 
declared on or after October 1, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher B. Smith, Recovery 
Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW, 
Washington, DC 20472, (202) 212-1000.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 408 of the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the Stafford Act), 42 
U.S.C. 5174, prescribes that FEMA must annually adjust the maximum 
amount for assistance provided under the Individuals and Households 
Program (IHP). FEMA gives notice that the maximum amount of IHP 
financial assistance provided to an individual or household under 
section 408 of the Stafford Act with respect to any single emergency or 
major disaster is $34,900. The increase in award amount as stated above 
is for any single emergency or major disaster declared on or after 
October 1, 2018. In addition, in accordance with 44 CFR 61.17(c), this 
adjustment includes the maximum amount of available coverage under any 
Group Flood Insurance Policy (GFIP) issued.
    FEMA bases the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price 
Index for All Urban Consumers of 2.7 percent for the 12-month period, 
which ended in August 2018. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. 
Department of Labor released the information on September 13, 2018.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.048, Federal Disaster 
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).

Brock Long,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2018-22884 Filed 10-19-18; 8:45 am]
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