AUGUSTA, Maine -- More than $22 million in assistance has been approved to date by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These agencies continue to assist the residents and communities in the state of Maine affected by the severe storms and flooding that activated two major disaster declarations in April. These grants and loans help residents and communities bear the financial burdens imposed by the storms' extensive damage.
AUGUSTA, Maine -- The Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved more than $21 million in disaster assistance for Maine residents and communities affected by the severe storms and flooding that prompted two major disaster declarations this spring.
AUGUSTA, Maine - In the aftermath of the spring storms and flooding more than $17 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help Maine residents and communities recover, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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.
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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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