COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Eligible snow related costs and expenses approved for reimbursement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have reached more than $2.6 million. Today the Ohio Emergency Management Agency began mailing reimbursements to eligible applicants in 26 counties. “These funds are designed to relieve the emergency costs on local budgets and we are processing the grants as quickly as possible,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Lee Champagne of FEMA.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Erie, Morrow and Wyandot Counties have been added to the list of 23 counties now eligible for disaster funds for public assistance, according to the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “The emergency declaration made on January 11 has been amended to include additional counties after further review of damages by disaster recovery officials,” said Lee Champagne, federal coordinating officer for the disaster.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Federal officials have added six counties to list of seventeen counties originally declared eligible for disaster funds to supplement state and local government costs for responding to the record snowstorm that hit the state in December, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
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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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