Clanton, AL -- Fayette County has been added to the list of Alabama counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following high winds and severe storms that raked the northern part of the state on February 16th, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. William Carwile, overseeing the federal/state recovery effort for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), made the designation for Public Assistance eligibility following a review of additional information regarding damages incurred because of the storms.
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available today to help communities in five Alabama counties recover from the effects of severe storms that hit the state last month, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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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