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Rhode Island Snow (EM-3203)

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Incident period: January 22, 2005 to January 23, 2005
Emergency Declaration declared on February 17, 2005


May 16, 2005 - News Release

NEWINGTON, N.H. -- Federal reimbursement to Rhode Island communities for costs associated with last winter’s record snowfall is now at $3,467,501, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said today. With President Bush’s Feb. 17 declaration, all Rhode Island counties became eligible for federal funding to help reimburse state and local governments, and some private non-profit organizations, with costs associated with clean-up of the record-setting Jan. 22-23 snow storm.

February 23, 2005 - News Release

BOSTON, Maine -- Briefings have been scheduled in Warwick to explain the application process to obtain federal assistance available to supplement state and local governments’ costs for clean-up of the record snowfall of January 22-23, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today.

February 18, 2005 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Rhode Island to supplement emergency response efforts for the record snowfall that blanketed the state last month.

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 $6,273,609.34 $6,336,868.61 n/a
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 06:33 (Updated daily)

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