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Connecticut Tropical Storm Floyd (DR-1302)

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Incident period: September 16, 1999 to September 21, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 23, 1999


October 22, 1999 - News Release

DANBURY, Conn. -- Federal, state and local officials have worked together for the past month with the shared goal of helping Connecticut recover from the high winds, heavy rains and flooding brought by Tropical Storm Floyd. "Since the September 23 declaration," Federal Coordinating Officer Sharon L. Stoffel said, " $1,165,473 in disaster assistance has been approved to help state residents and business owners in Fairfield, Hartford and Litchfield counties in their recovery."

October 19, 1999 - News Release

DANBURY, Conn. -- A special Disaster Legal Services program has been activated as a result of the high winds, heavy rains and flooding from Tropical Storm Floyd. The program provides free legal assistance to Connecticut residents in the declared counties who cannot afford legal counsel for their disaster-related legal problems. The counties are Hartford, Fairfield and Litchfield.

October 18, 1999 - News Release

DANBURY, Conn. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available to help state and local government agencies and certain qualifying nonprofit organizations in Fairfield and Hartford counties recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Floyd, it was announced today. "This means they are now eligible to apply for federal aid to fund 75 percent of the costs of debris removal and the repair or replacement of their storm-damaged public facilities," Federal Coordinating Officer Sharon L. Stoffel said.

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 $1,875,868.51 $590,763.40 $1,224,126.36
Last Updated: Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 06:36 (Updated daily)

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