Denton, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today it has obligated an additional $1.2 million to the State of Texas to fund the City of Houston's removal of Tropical Storm Allison debris from public property, public streets and right-of-ways. The increased funding resulted from a state audit of Houston's clean-up efforts and the city's submission of additional supporting information.
Washington, June 5, 2002 -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) who administer the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) today urged Texas property owners who purchased flood insurance in the wake of Tropical Storm Allison to be sure to renew their policies and not be fooled into thinking such a devastating disaster can't happen again.
Houston, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it has approved $8.3 million of federal funds for the North Forest Independent School District, pending compliance with program requirements. The funds are to repair flood damage that occurred at North Forest's Forest Brook High School, East Houston Intermediate School, B. C. Elmore Middle School, and Lakewood Elementary School during Tropical Storm Allison in June, 2001. Floodwaters from Allison inundated the school buildings to a depth of between 3 inches and 5 feet.
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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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