COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help South Carolina residents following Hurricane Floyd and subsequent flooding. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts since the presidential declaration of September 21. Please note also that the Disaster Field Of ice in Columbia is closing and all inquiries of FEMA should be directed to 919-431-8601.
Note to Editors: Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help South Carolina residents following Hurricane Floyd and subsequent flooding. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts since the presidential declaration of September 21.In excess of $18 million in disaster assistance grants and low-interest loans have already been approved for more than a third of the 14,500 plus South Carolina residents in the 11 declared counties who have applied for disaster assistance.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Residents of South Carolina who have not yet applied for federal and state disaster assistance have one week remaining to apply. Friday, Nov. 19, is the last day to file applications for disaster assistance, according to federal and state recovery officials. The assistance process will continue beyond this deadline date, but to receive that assistance applicants must call the toll-free number by Nov. 19.
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 ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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