PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- More than $1.7 million has been obligated for reimbursement of snow removal costs incurred as a result of the record December snowfalls in Maine, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said today.
Portsmouth, N.H.. -- Deadlines are approaching for local officials in designated Maine counties to submit Requests for Public Assistance for reimbursement of snow removal costs incurred as a result of the record snowfalls of both Dec. 6-7 and Dec. 14-15, 2003, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials said today. The deadlines are as follows:
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- More Maine counties have been added to the list eligible for financial emergency assistance for snow removal costs incurred during the December record snowfalls, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced. Under Secretary Michael D. Brown, Department of Homeland Security , Emergency Preparedness and Response, said the additional assistance was approved based on a review by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
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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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