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Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding (DR-1332)

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Incident period: May 26, 2000 to July 19, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 24, 2000


June 23, 2000 - News Release

Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available to help communities in 12 southern Wisconsin counties recover from the effects of a recent series of spring storms and other extreme weather. FEMA Director James Lee Witt said the aid was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued for the state by President Clinton this afternoon. The declaration covers damage to public property from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began May 26.

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 $10,909,105.98 $1,145,655.20 $9,730,102.87
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 06:30 (Updated daily)

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