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Nevada Mud Fire (FM-2670)

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Incident period: August 23, 2006 to August 30, 2006
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on August 24, 2006


August 25, 2006 - News Release

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help Nevada fight the Mudd Fire in Elko County. A Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) was approved August 23, 2006. At the time of the grant, the Mudd Fire was threatening 300 homes and had forced mandatory evacuations of about 1,000 persons. Burning more than 3,000 acres on the outskirts of Elko, the human–caused fire threatened businesses and a number of state and Federal facilities.

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 $582,428.57 n/a n/a
Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2015 - 07:48 (Updated daily)

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