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Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1699)

Incident period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 06, 2007

News

November 1, 2007 - News Release

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- FEMA's authority to coordinate other federal agencies after disasters and its grant programs for individuals and communities have been essential to the Greensburg, Kansas tornado recovery. After a powerful EF-5 tornado nearly destroyed the small town on May 4, 2007 more than $49 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for Greensburg residents, businesses and infrastructure projects.

September 7, 2007 - News Release

WICHITA, Kan. -- Over $62 million ($62,216,856) in assistance has been approved to date by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as they continue to assist the state of Kansas and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) in the recovery from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 1. Disaster recovery efforts through September 7 include:

August 31, 2007 - News Release

WICHITA, Kan. -- Nearly $62 million ($61,940,006) in assistance has been approved to date by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as they continue to assist the state of Kansas and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) in the recovery from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 1. Disaster recovery efforts through August 30 include:

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

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*
Total Amount 2,777 $9,846,774.22 $8,178,988.91 $1,667,785.31
Last Updated: Monday, May 2, 2016 - 05:00 (Updated daily)

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 $88,439,351.38 $11,507,911.04 $75,731,892.09
Last Updated: Monday, May 2, 2016 - 06:37 (Updated daily)

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