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California Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides (DR-1628)

Incident period: December 17, 2005 to January 03, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 03, 2006


April 12, 2006 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- State and federal assistance to Californians affected by the December-January severe storms and flooding has reached more than $35 million, state and federal officials announced today. As of April 4, the end of the 60-day registration period established when President Bush declared a major disaster for California on February 3, 2006, 5,124 people registered for federal and state assistance..

March 28, 2006 - News Release

State and federal recovery officials have approved more than $1.7 million in grants to reimburse California local governments for eligible disaster related costs associated with December-January flooding, it was announced today. "The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides 75 percent -- $1,319,627 - of the $1.7 million," said Federal Coordinating Officer Tom Davies of FEMA. The Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), provides 18.75 percent --$329,906 -of the $1.7 million grant amount and local recipients add 6.25 percent -- $109,969.

March 27, 2006 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Only one week remains for Californians who have yet to register for federal and state disaster assistance for damage suffered in the December-January flooding. ?The deadline to register is Tuesday, April 4,? said Federal Coordinating Officer Tom Davies of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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 2158 $7031442.71 $5331007.59 $1700435.12
Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 02:01 (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 $154550542.62 $27750128.61 $118258352.81
Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:41 (Updated daily)

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