Billing Code 6718-02P
Department of Homeland Security, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
AGENCY: Department of Homeland Security, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, (FEMA-1447-DR), dated December 11, 2002, and related determinations.
EFFECTIVE DATE: March 11, 2003.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that special conditions are warranted regarding the cost-sharing arrangements concerning Federal funds provided under the authority of Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. ?? 5121-5206 (Stafford Act). Therefore, consistent with the Insular Areas Act, 48 U.S.C. ? 1469a(d), and the President's declaration letter dated December 11, 2002, Federal funds for Public Assistance, including direct Federal assistance, and Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs, and for Other Needs Assistance under the Individuals and Households Program are authorized at 90 percent of total eligible costs for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
(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.)
Michael D. Brown,
Acting Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security.