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Alaska Severe Winter Storm, Tidal Surges and Flooding (DR-1571)

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Incident period: October 18, 2004 to October 24, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 15, 2004


December 10, 2004 - News Release

ANCHORAGE, Ala. -- As a result of President Bush’s disaster declaration for Public Assistance following the severe winter storms that occurred October 18 through October 24, 2004, federal disaster help is now available to some private non-profit organizations (PNPs) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

November 30, 2004 - News Release

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Disaster assistance to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the recent Bering Sea storm in Alaska has been expanded to include many southwest Alaska communities. The amended declaration also makes all Alaskan communities eligible to compete for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds.

November 19, 2004 - News Release

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The Governor’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS&EM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed two joint State/Federal Public Assistance Teams Thursday to the Cities of Nome and Unalakleet. The teams will be in the areas until the Thanksgiving holiday and will be working on establishing bases of operation in Nome and Unalakleet, making plans to also visit smaller communities impacted by the disaster, conducting Public Assistance Program assessments, and developing Hazard Mitigation Grant Program projects.

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 $12,384,097.04 $177,158.31 $11,905,516.68
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:45 (Updated daily)

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