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District of Columbia (DC) Hurricane Irene (DR-4036)

Incident period: August 26, 2011 to September 01, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 28, 2011


September 28, 2011 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to the District of Columbia to supplement district and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Irene during the period of August 26 to September 1, 2011. Federal funding is available to district and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by Hurricane Irene in the District of Columbia.

September 28, 2011 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for the District of Columbia. Assistance for District and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [District of Columbia (DC) Hurricane Irene (DR-4036)]

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 $2,466,820.86 $2,387,707.68 $79,113.18
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 06:45 (Updated daily)

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • District of Columbia, FEMA-4036-DR (PDF 21KB)