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Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1556)

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Incident period: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 19, 2004


November 23, 2004 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Thanksgiving plans for more than 40 Ohio families are a little bit brighter in their new temporary homes -- travel trailers that were provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to disaster victims in several counties during the past few weeks.

November 17, 2004 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It happens every year. All over America, flooding repeats itself and thousands suffer major damage to their homes. And then many of the victims find out they aren’t insured. In Ohio, flooding is the most likely disaster residents will face time and time again, and 2004 is no exception. “Buying flood insurance is the best thing you can do to protect your home, family, financial security or your business,” said Lee Champagne, federal coordinating officer with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

November 17, 2004 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Federal and state disaster officials are reminding residents that tomorrow, Thursday, November 18, is their last day to call and apply for disaster assistance from the severe storm and flooding damage caused by Hurricane Ivan in late August and September in 21 eastern Ohio counties.

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 6,124 $23,662,227.18 $13,809,310.51 $9,852,916.67
Last Updated: Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 01:59 (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 $25,804,256.17 $4,029,934.14 $21,814,740.52
Last Updated: Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 06:23 (Updated daily)

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