Syracuse, NY -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that another $5 million has been approved in response to the April 3-5 ice storm, bringing the total amount of federal disaster aid approved to more than $25 million.
Syracuse, NY -- Victims of the April 3-5 ice storm have only five days left to apply for the federal and state assistance programs triggered when President Bush declared a major disaster at the request of Governor George E. Pataki. "Anyone who suffered damage during the ice storm, but has not yet applied for disaster aid, should do so immediately," said Marianne C. Jackson, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster recovery operation.
Syracuse, NY - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that another $9.6 million has been approved in response to the April 3-5 ice storm, bringing the total amount of federal disaster aid approved to more than $15 million. "Almost 20,000 residents of central and western New York have applied for assistance and we are doing everything possible to make sure the financial help they need to recover gets to them as quickly as possible," said Marianne C. Jackson, federal coordinating officer for FEMA's disaster recovery operation.
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
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.
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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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