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Utah Tornado, Severe Thunderstorms and Hail (DR-1285)

Incident period: August 11, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 16, 1999

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $518,798.92 $331,705.11 $182,722.60
Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 07:50 (Updated daily)

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Photo of Gov. Leavitt and Director Weiland at a media conferenceUtah Governor Mike Leavitt and FEMA Region VIII Director Rick Weiland (on left) explain the disaster process to the media at the capital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Also pictured (left to right) Commissioner of Public Safety Craig Dearden, State Representative Merrill Cook, Chairman of Salt Lake County Commissioners Marry Callaghan, and Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Caradini. FEMA Photo/Andrea Booher