NEWARK, Del. -- President Bush recently declared New Castle County eligible for federal assistance with its infrastructure damage caused by tropical depression Jeanne. Two briefings for potential applicants for the assistance will take place Friday, December 3 and Monday, December 6. The Friday briefing will be held at the New Castle County Police Headquarters on Route 13 in the Sweeney Conference Room between 1 and 3 p.m. The second briefing will be conducted on Dec 6 at Wilmington Manor Station 32, Routes 13 and 40 between 7 and 9 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the use of federal disaster funds for Delaware to help communities in New Castle County recover from the remnants of Hurricane Jeanne.
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 ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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