TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Kansas Division of Emergency Management, a division of the Adjutant General?s Department, today announced more than $52 million in funding to help Kansas electrical cooperatives recover from the December 2007 severe winter storms. The funding is being provided to 20 cooperatives and 24 municipal utilities located across the state to restore damaged facilities.
TOPEKA, Kan. -- In support of Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) is encouraging residents to take time to prepare for severe weather and the disasters they may bring. Kansans can successfully prepare for emergencies by following the Ready Campaigns three easy steps:
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) are teaming up during Severe Weather Awareness Week March 10-14, 2008 to make residents aware of the threat of tornadoes. Governor Kathleen Sebelius is reminding all Kansas residents that each household needs to have a disaster preparedness plan.
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 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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Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Kansas, FEMA-1741-DR (PDF 48KB)