KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- More than $5.22 million has been approved in disaster recovery aid in Missouri for homeowners, renters, business owners and local governments suffering damage from the severe storms and flooding in Missouri May 5-18. The following summary from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency is as of 7 a.m., Friday, Aug. 17, 2007:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This Friday, two significant events occur simultaneously: Registration for Missouri disaster assistance ends and the Clinton County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lathrop will close.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Disaster assistance in grants and loans to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding in Missouri May 5-18 totals more than $2.8 million. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the following is the recovery services summary as of 7 a.m., Friday, Aug. 3, 2007:
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.
|Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved:||Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved*||Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved*||Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*|
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.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|