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Delaware Hurricane Floyd (DR-1297)

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Incident period: September 15, 1999 to September 17, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 21, 1999


November 5, 1999 - News Release

NEW CASTLE, Del. -- New Castle County residents who suffered losses in the flooding and storm-driven rains caused by Hurricane Floyd Sept.17 have until Nov. 19 to register for most disaster assistance programs through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.

November 3, 1999 - News Release

NEW CASTLE, Del. -- Federal and state agencies have provided more than $2.8 million in disaster assistance following the severe storms and flooding caused by Hurricane Floyd Sept.15 through Sept. 17, officials announced today.

October 29, 1999 - News Release

NEW CASTLE, Del. -- Inevitably, some people affected by the storms and floods from the hurricane will not meet the eligibility criteria of government disaster aid programs or will have unmet needs even after receiving help from these programs. For them, assistance may come from a committee of churches, non-profit agencies and state and local agencies who work on problems that may range from home repair to counseling.

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 $3,374,929.57 $413,506.66 $2,970,485.64
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:45 (Updated daily)

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