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Alaska Winter Storms (DR-1445)

Incident period: October 23, 2002 to December 20, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 04, 2002

News

January 27, 2003 - News Release

Anchorage, AK -- People affected by severe winters storms and flooding in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Island Borough, and the Chignik Bay area have until Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, to apply for federal disaster assistance. That's the last day to apply for grant programs administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and low-interest loans provided by the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for people of Alaska who were impacted by the storms and floods that occurred Oct. 23 through Dec. 20, 2002.

December 27, 2002 - News Release

Anchorage, AK -- Three weeks after President Bush declared Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Island Borough and the Chignik Bay area as a federal disaster area because of severe winter storms and floods from Oct. 23 through Nov. 12, and subsequently extended to Dec. 20, disaster recovery assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies has reached over $450,000, said federal and state officials.

December 13, 2002 - News Release

Anchorage, AK -- Less than two weeks after President Bush declared Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Borough and Chignik Bay area a federal disaster area from the Oct. 23 through Nov. 12 winter storms, disaster recovery assistance reached $157,14 according to federal and state officials.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 199 $509,173.67 $461,070.95 $48,102.72
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 02:03 (Updated daily)

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 $8,721,045.16 $441,657.36 $8,028,649.40
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 08:04 (Updated daily)

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