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Maine Severe Storms, Flooding, Snow Melt, and Ice Jams (DR-1508)

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Incident period: December 10, 2003 to December 31, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 05, 2004


April 12, 2004 - News Release

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Sagadahoc County has been added to the list of counties eligible for federal disaster assistance for damage to public property from flooding last December, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced. The flooding, caused by periods of heavy rain, snowmelt and river ice jams, occurred from December 10 through December 31, 2003.

February 23, 2004 - News Release

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- The deadline for local officials in disaster-designated Maine counties to apply for Public Assistance to reimburse emergency actions and infrastructure damage caused by the December 10-31 storms is March 6, the Federal Emergency Management Agency advised today. Eligible applicants in the counties of Franklin, Kennebec, Oxford, Piscataquis, Somerset and Waldo must submit Requests for Public Assistance for reimbursement of costs incurred in the severe storms, flooding, snow melt, and ice jams by this deadline.

February 6, 2004 - News Release

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Briefings have been scheduled to explain the process of applying for federal infrastructure assistance available for flooding caused by periods of heavy rain, snowmelt, and river ice jams that occurred in Maine from Dec.10-31, 2003, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said today.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

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 $2,411,749.43 $133,142.71 $2,278,606.72
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 06:32 (Updated daily)

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