Notice of Adjustment of Disaster Grant Amounts, 53281-53282 [2018-22890]

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 53282 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 204 / Monday, October 22, 2018 / Notices governments or to the owner or operator of an eligible private nonprofit facility under section 422 of the Stafford Act for all major disasters or emergencies declared on or after October 1, 2018. 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 that ended in August 2018. This is based on information released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor on September 13, 2018. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.036, Disaster Grants–Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters) Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2018–22890 Filed 10–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–3405– EM; Docket ID FEMA–2018–0001] Florida; Emergency and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Florida (FEMA–3405–EM), dated October 9, 2018, and related determinations. DATES: The declaration was issued October 9, 2018. 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 October 9, 2018, 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 follows: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I have determined that the emergency conditions in certain areas of the State of Florida resulting from Hurricane Michael beginning on October 7, 2018, 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 Florida. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Oct 19, 2018 Jkt 247001 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 debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B), including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program in selected areas and emergency protective measures (Category B), limited to direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program in selected areas. 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 for the approved assistance 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, Thomas J. McCool, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency. The following areas of the State of Florida have been designated as adversely affected by this declared emergency: Debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B), including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program for Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla Counties. Emergency protective measures (Category B), limited to direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program for Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Escambia, Gilchrist, Hernando, Hillsborough, Holmes, Lafayette, Levy, Manatee, Okaloosa, Pasco, Pinellas, Santa Rosa, Union, Walton, and Washington Counties. 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, PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2018–22885 Filed 10–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–6129–N–01] Statutorily Mandated Designation of Difficult Development Areas and Qualified Census Tracts for 2019 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This document designates ‘‘Difficult Development Areas’’ (DDAs) and ‘‘Qualified Census Tracts’’ (QCTs) for purposes of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 42, as enacted by the Tax Reform Act of 1986. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) makes new DDA and QCT designations annually. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on how areas are designated and on geographic definitions, contact Michael K. Hollar, Senior Economist, Economic Development and Public Finance Division, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW, Room 8216, Washington, DC 20410–6000; telephone number 202–402–5878, or send an email to Michael.K.Hollar@hud.gov. For specific legal questions pertaining to Section 42, contact Branch 5, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel, Passthroughs and Special Industries, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224; telephone number 202–317– 4137, fax number 202–317–6731. For questions about the ‘‘HUBZone’’ program, contact Mariana Pardo, Director, HUBZone Program, Office of Government Contracting and Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 Third Street, SW, Suite 8800, Washington, DC 20416; telephone number 202–205–2985, fax number 202–481–6443, or send an email to hubzone@sba.gov. (These are not tollfree telephone numbers.) A text telephone is available for persons with hearing or speech impairments at 800– 877–8339. Additional copies of this SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 204 (Monday, October 22, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53281-53282]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-22890]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2018-0001]


Notice of Adjustment of Disaster Grant Amounts

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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

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governments or to the owner or operator of an eligible private 
nonprofit facility under section 422 of the Stafford Act for all major 
disasters or emergencies declared on or after October 1, 2018.
    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 
that ended in August 2018. This is based on information released by the 
Bureau of Labor Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor on September 
13, 2018.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.036, Disaster Grants-
Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters)

Brock Long,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2018-22890 Filed 10-19-18; 8:45 am]
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