TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Federal and state officials overseeing north Florida's disaster recovery from the severe storms and flooding of late March through early May urge all registered applicants to stay in touch throughout the recovery process. Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Response Team say this is especially important as disaster-related insurance claims are settled and contact information changes. The deadline for registering for disaster assistance is 7 p.m. Monday, June 29.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Nearly 1,300 north Floridians have registered for federal-state disaster assistance following the storms and flooding of late-March through early May and there are still a few days left for others to do the same. June 29 is the deadline to apply for disaster assistance.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Nearly $5.4 million in Public Assistance funds has been approved to help repair and rebuild infrastructure in the wake of severe storms between March 26 and May 5, according to State Emergency Response Team and 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.
|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*|
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Florida, FEMA-1831-DR (PDF 51KB)