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Alabama Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1870)

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Incident period: December 12, 2009 to December 18, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 31, 2009


December 31, 2009 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Alabama. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

December 31, 2009 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Alabama to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding during the period of December 12-18, 2009. 

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 $19,986,986.22 $337,196.70 $18,978,293.77
Last Updated: Friday, October 9, 2015 - 06:50 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Alabama, FEMA-1870-DR (PDF 47KB)
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