RALEIGH, N.C. -- Nearly $12 million is on its way to 31 North Carolina counties blanketed by January 24-25's record-breaking snowfall. The President's disaster declaration on Jan. 31 made the counties eligible for reimbursement of eligible costs through the Public Assistance Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Two more North Carolina counties have been added to the 31 already declared eligible for public assistance as a result of the January 24-25 snowstorm. Government units in Edgecombe and Wilson Counties are now eligible to apply for debris and snow removal, emergency protective measures, and restoration of public utilities. Public assistance does not include authorization for individual assistance as a consequence of the snow and subsequent ice.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As a result of the record snowfall in North Carolina the night of January 24-25 and the subsequent freezing rain and icing, the President has declared 31 counties eligible for public assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Public assistance is funding for state and local governments and certain private, nonprofit agencies for the repair and restoration of public facilities and other disaster expenses. The declaration does not include authorization for individual assistance as a result of the snowstorm.
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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