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Illinois Severe Winter Storm (DR-1681)

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Incident period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 09, 2007


March 6, 2007 - News Release

PEORIA, Ill. -- Local officials, county agencies and certain private non-profit organizations in central and southwestern Illinois have only a week left to submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) to possibly be eligible for federal assistance following the severe winter storm that hit the area Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The deadline to submit the one-page RPA is March 12, according to state and federal disaster officials.

February 15, 2007 - News Release

PEORIA, Ill. -- State and Federal officials will hold seven briefings to help State, eligible local governments and private non-profit organizations in 18 counties apply for federal disaster assistance in the wake of the Nov. 30 to Dec.1 severe winter storm.

February 9, 2007 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush’s major disaster declaration. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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 $21,894,005.83 $12,401,650.88 $9,709,104.75
Last Updated: Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 06:23 (Updated daily)

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