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District of Columbia (DC) Flooding (DR-1389)

Incident period: August 10, 2001 to August 12, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 16, 2001


September 7, 2001 - News Release

Washington, DC In the aftermath of the August 10-12 flooding in the District of Columbia, disaster officials remind homeowners, renters and business owners throughout the District that they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

September 6, 2001 - News Release

Washington, DC -- The Disaster Recovery Center at the Harry Thomas Recreation Center, 1743 Lincoln Road NE, merges with the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center DRC beginning 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10. The DRCs were opened to provide face-to-face help to District individuals and business owners affected by the August 10-12 flooding and storms. Individuals may continue going to the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center for answers to their disaster recovery questions. The center continues operation at:

September 5, 2001 - News Release

» Audio Interview With SBA's Frank Adinolfe Washington, DC -- One of the key guidelines for federal disaster assistance is a simple one: If a disaster applicant received a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan packet, the loan application must be filled out and returned before further federal assistance of any kind - such as a grant - may be considered.

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 $708,827.27 $276,994.70 $460,813.63
Last Updated: Monday, May 2, 2016 - 06:37 (Updated daily)