Even though the opportunity to register for federal and state assistance passed on Feb. 12, applications continue to be processed. To date, more than $4,528,389 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster recovery assistance have been disbursed. Currently, 2,388 people have applied for FEMA assistance and 1,119 applicants for assistance were seen at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs).
LACEY, Wash. -- Sheriff’s deputies arrived by boat in the middle of the night to rescue a Lewis County couple as the Cowlitz River rose out of its banks during the November 2-11 floods. The flood destroyed the old RV they lived in, along with all their livestock—the six goats, six rabbits and 21 chickens that supplemented their food supply.
LACEY, Wash. -- Monday is the last day for those affected by the November 2-11 floods to register for disaster assistance from the state or the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) deadline also is Feb. 12. To date, more than $4,251,500 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster recovery assistance have been disbursed. Currently, 2,266 people have applied for FEMA assistance and 1,119 applicants for assistance were seen at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs).
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
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*|
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.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|