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Rhode Island Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding (DR-1704)

Incident period: April 15, 2007 to April 16, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 25, 2007

News

August 13, 2007 - News Release

WINDSOR, Conn. -- More than $56 thousand* in federal aid is obligated to help Rhode Island communities recover from damage and destruction caused by severe storms and flooding in April, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

June 5, 2007 - News Release

WINDSOR, Conn. -- Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are holding an applicants briefing Thursday, June 7 in Portsmouth to explain federal funding available to help Newport County local governments and eligible nonprofits recover from mid-April storm damage. The briefing will be held at the Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Street, at 11 a.m.

June 5, 2007 - News Release

WINDSOR, Conn. -- Nonprofit organizations in Newport County that provide essential public services and with losses from the April 15 - 16 storms are invited to attend an applicant briefing in Portsmouth on Thursday to learn how to apply for federal disaster recovery grants. Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have funding available for eligible nonprofit organizations in Newport County to repair damages caused by the nor?easter. The briefing is in Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Street, at 11 a.m.

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 $592,556.62 $57,543.51 $547,536.61
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 07:40 (Updated daily)

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