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Initial Notice

Date of Notice: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2000
Billing Code 6718-02P

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

[FEMA-1347-DR]

Arizona; Major Disaster and Related Determinations

AGENCY:	Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

ACTION:	Notice.

SUMMARY:	This is a notice of the Presidential
		declaration of a major disaster for
		the State of Arizona (FEMA-1347-DR),
		dated October 27, 2000, and related
		determinations.

EFFECTIVE DATE:  October 27, 2000

FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION CONTACT:	Madge Dale, Response and
			Recovery Directorate,
			Federal Emergency Management
			Agency,
			Washington, DC 20472,
			(202) 646-3772.

SUPPLEMENTARY
INFORMATION:	Notice is hereby given that, in a
		letter dated October 27, 2000, the
		President declared a major disaster
		under the authority of the Robert
		T. Stafford Disaster Relief and
		Emergency Assistance Act (42
		U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), as follows:

	I have determined that the damage in certain
	areas of the State of Arizona, resulting from
	severe storms and flooding beginning on
	October 21, 2000 and continuing, is of sufficient
	severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster
	declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster
	Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C.
	? 5121 et seq. (the Stafford Act).  I, therefore,
	declare that such a major disaster exists in the
	State of Arizona.

	In order to provide Federal assistance, you are
	hereby authorized to allocate from funds available
	for these purposes, such amounts as you find
	necessary for Federal disaster assistance and
	administrative expenses.

	You are authorized to provide Individual Assistance,
	Public Assistance, and Hazard Mitigation in the
	designated areas  Consistent with the requirement
	that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal
	funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public
	Assistance or Hazard Mitigation will be limited to
	75 percent of the total eligible costs.

	Further, you are authorized to make changes to this
	declaration to the extent allowable under the
	Stafford Act.

	The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) will
	manage the Public Assistance operation, including
	project eligibility reviews, process control, and
	resource allocation.  FEMA will retain obligation
	authority, the final approval of environmental and
	historic preservation reviews, and will assist SEMA
	to the extent that such assistance is necessary and
	is specifically requested by SEMA. 


The time period prescribed for the implementation of
section 310(a), Priority to Certain Applications for
Public Facility and Public Housing Assistance, 42 U.S.C.
5153, shall be for a period not to exceed six months
after the date of this declaration.

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the authority
vested in the Director of the Federal Emergency Management
Agency under Executive Order 12148, I hereby appoint David
Fukutomi of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to act
as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster.

I do hereby determine the following areas of the State of
Arizona to have been affected adversely by this declared
major disaster:

	La Paz and Maricopa Counties for Individual Assistance.
	
	Cochise, La Paz, and Santa Cruz Counties for Public
	Assistance.

	All counties within the State of Arizona are eligible
	to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation
	Grant Program.
	
(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers
(CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 83.537,
Community Disaster Loans; 83.538, Cora Brown Fund Program;
83.539, Crisis Counseling; 83.540, Disaster Legal Services
Program; 83.541, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA);
83.542, Fire Suppression Assistance; 83.543, Individual and
Family Grant (IFG) Program; 83.544, Public Assistance Grants;
83.545, Disaster Housing Program; 83.548, Hazard Mitigation
Grant Program.)




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