HELENA, Mont. -- Federal assistance for storm and flood-related damages has reached over $62 million in Montana, according to Montana Disaster and Emergency Services, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA). One week remains to register for homeowners, renters and businesses in affected counties. The deadline to register for federal assistance is October 11, 2011.
HELENA, Mont. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in the 31 Montana counties and four reservations designated to receive disaster assistance have three weeks left to apply with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Disaster assistance is available to those affected by severe storms and flooding from April 4 to July 22, 2011. The new deadline to register for federal disaster assistance is October 11, 2011.
HELENA, Mont. -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can build back smarter and stronger. FEMA mitigation specialists will be on-hand at the following locations to provide information about ways to rebuild and repair to reduce the risk of damages from future disasters:
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
- Montana, FEMA-1996-DR (PDF 22KB)