Akron, Ohio - In the first month since federal assistance was authorized for flood losses in northeast Ohio, $20.5 million has been approved to help residents and businesses recover from the summer flooding, federal and state disaster officials announced today. The following assistance has been approved for those eligible in Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Jefferson, Mahoning, Medina, Monroe, Portage, Stark, Summit, and Trumbull counties:
Cridersville, OH -A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Westerville, in Franklin County on Tuesday, September 2, 2003 to assist residents affected by the recent flooding with their applications for federal and state disaster assistance. The center will remain open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., September 2 through September 6, 2003. The center in Westerville will be operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency.
AKRON, OH- Ohio disaster registrants who suffered damage from the summer floods, severe storms, and tornadoes, and who have received a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), should take the time to fill out and return it- even if they don't want a loan, disaster recovery officials said today. The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) joined SBA recovery officials in the appeal.
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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