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Kansas Severe Storms And Tornadoes (DR-1327)

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Incident period: April 19, 2000 to April 20, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 03, 2000


June 5, 2000 - News Release

Parsons, KS -- Residents of Crawford, Labette, and Neosho counties who suffered damage from the severe storms and tornadoes of April 19th and 20th have only one month left to register for federal disaster assistance programs.

May 25, 2000 - News Release

Parsons, KS -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Parsons will convert to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshop on Tuesday, May 30th. The center is located in the City Municipal Building (Basement) at 112 South 17th Street. While the DRC will be closed for the holiday weekend, it will remain open until 6 p.m. on Friday, May 26th. On Tuesday May 30th, the DRC will convert to an SBA workshop. The workshop will be open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. until further notice.

May 25, 2000 - News Release

Parsons, KS -- People who live or work in Crawford, Labette and Neosho counties and who are unable to work because of the severe storms and tornadoes that hit the area April 19th and 20th, may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). For residents of the affected counties, the application period for DUA will close June 5, 2000. DUA is funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and administered by the Kansas Department of Human Resources (KDHR).

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 $619,592.30 $274,870.50 $335,828.76
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:45 (Updated daily)

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