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Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1535)

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Incident period: June 12, 2004 to July 25, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 03, 2004


August 24, 2004 - News Release

TOPEKA, Kan. -- Deadlines for local governments to apply for disaster assistance for damages or losses experienced from flooding, severe storms and tornadoes in June and July are approaching, disaster recovery officials said today. Federal Coordinating Officer Philip Parr of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said, "Agencies have 30 days from the day they were added to the presidential disaster declaration to signify their intent to apply for reimbursement of eligible disaster related costs or losses."

August 19, 2004 - News Release

TOPEKA, Kan. -- Local governments in two additional Kansas counties are now eligible to apply for reimbursements for losses or costs resulting from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that affected the state from mid-June to mid-July, federal and state recovery officials said today. The counties are Rooks and Woodson

August 13, 2004 - News Release

TOPEKA, Kan. -- In the 10 days since President Bush’s disaster declaration for the State of Kansas on Aug. 3, 2004, federal and state disaster recovery officials have moved on a broad front to speed assistance to communities affected by the June and July severe storms, straight line winds, flooding and tornadoes, recovery officials said today. The disaster declaration authorizes grants to state and local government agencies and certain non-profit organizations providing a government-like service to reimburse eligible, disaster-related costs and losses.

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 $10,223,840.20 $833,386.98 $9,138,256.14
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:45 (Updated daily)

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