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Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1519)

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Incident period: May 18, 2004 to June 21, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 03, 2004


July 28, 2004 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When disasters strike, voluntary agencies often are among the first to arrive on the scene and among the last to leave. After widespread flooding struck Ohio this spring, the contribution of volunteer agencies to the recovery was immeasurable, state and federal disaster officials said today.

July 26, 2004 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Only one week remains for individuals and business owners in the 23 Ohio counties designated for disaster assistance to call and apply for state and federal aid to replace losses from the severe storms and flooding that occurred May 18 through June 21. “Not everything that was lost can be replaced, but disaster aid can help begin the recovery process,” said Lee Champagne, federal coordinating officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

July 23, 2004 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Victims of the Ohio storms and flooding of May 18 through June 21, who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), should take the time to fill it out and return it promptly. This includes renters, homeowners, landlords, business owners, and non-profit organizations that have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to register for disaster assistance.

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 15,716 $19,193,921.30 $13,999,401.04 $5,194,520.26
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 02:16 (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 $10,648,040.68 $1,569,652.38 $9,122,880.76
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:46 (Updated daily)

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