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Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Heavy Rains, and Flooding (DR-1579)

Incident period: January 04, 2005 to January 06, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 08, 2005


February 22, 2005 - News Release

EMPORIA, Kan. -- Six additional counties have been added to the disaster declaration for public assistance to include aid for local governments affected by the severe winter storms that occurred between January 4 and January 6 in Kansas, federal officials announced today. The six counties now eligible to apply for all categories of public assistance are: Brown, Jackson, Kiowa, Leavenworth, McPherson, and Pottawatomie.

February 9, 2005 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. ? The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Kansas to help communities recover from the effects of the winter storms that struck the state in early January.

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 $82,381,461.35 $12,537,232.14 $69,295,516.64
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 06:45 (Updated daily)

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