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Initial Notice

Date of Notice: 
Monday, September 17, 2001
Billing Code 6718-02P



New York; 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
New York (FEMA-1391-DR), dated September 11, 2001, 
and related determinations.

EFFECTIVE DATE:  September 11, 2001

Response and Recovery Directorate, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  Notice is hereby given that,
in a letter dated September 11, 2001, the President 
declared a major disaster under the authority of the 
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance
Act, 42 U.S.C. ?? 5121-5204c (the Stafford Act), as follows:

	I have determined that the damage in certain
	areas of the State of New York, resulting
	from fires and  explosions on September 11,
	2001, 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. ?? 5121-5204c
	(the Stafford Act).
	I, therefore, declare that such a major
	disaster exists in the State of New	York.

	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
	and Public Assistance in the designated areas,
	Hazard Mitigation throughout the State.  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 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 Theodore A. 
Monette 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 New
York to have been affected adversely by this declared major 
	Bronx, Kings, New York (boroughs of Brooklyn and
	Manhattan), Queens, and Richmond Counties for
	Individual and Public Assistance.

	All counties within the State of New York 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.)

Joe M. Allbaugh,

Last Updated: 
07/17/2012 - 00:08