SALEM, Ore. -- FEMA and the Oregon Emergency Management Office announced today that there will be federal funding to help offset the costs of emergency protective measures for the slide in the city of Astoria. "The City of Astoria has done a tremendous job responding to this slide", State Coordinating Officer Abby Kershaw stated. "They have taken steps to ensure the safety of their community and will now have the opportunity to offset some of the costs associated with this slide".
SALEM, Ore. -- Over $4.4 million has been obligated to the state of Oregon by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under its Public Assistance grant program. This funding will assist with costs incurred for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair of public infrastructure damaged in the November and December storms.
SALEM, Ore. -- In the aftermath of a disaster, state and local agencies and certain private nonprofit organizations may be eligible for grants from FEMA to help repair and restore essential public facilities and reimburse agencies for emergency costs. To date, FEMA has awarded $1,118,946 to Oregon in response to the area struck by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of November 5-8, 2006.
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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- Oregon Emergency Management
- Dam Failure
- Hazard: Landslide
- National Flood Insurance Program