Kansas Severe Winter Storm (DR-1675)
Incident period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 7, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
February 9, 2007
TOPEKA, Kansas -- Hamilton County will receive federal aid money for snow removal costs in the wake of the Dec. 28-31 winter storm, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Hamilton joins 11 other counties that are eligible for snow removal assistance after suffering record or near-record snowfall during the storm.
February 2, 2007
TOPEKA, Kansas -- Public agencies and eligible private nonprofit organizations have less than a week to apply for disaster assistance from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), disaster officials said today. February 6 is the deadline to submit Request for Public Assistance forms for infrastructure damage suffered during the December 28-31 winter storm in 44 western Kansas counties.
January 22, 2007
TOPEKA, Kansas -- Additional federal disaster aid will be available for infrastructure repairs in 42 of the 44 western Kansas counties stricken by December’s severe winter storm, disaster recovery officials said today. The additional assistance will include grants for repair of roads and bridges; repair of water control facilities; repair or replacement of buildings, equipment and vehicles; repair of utilities (water systems, electric power facilities and sewage treatment facilities); repair and restoration of parks and recreational facilities.
January 7, 2007
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Kansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm during the period of December 28-31, 2006.