District of Columbia (DC) Severe Storms (DR-4073)
Incident period: June 29, 2012 to July 1, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 31, 2012
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 1, 2012
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 District of Columbia. Assistance for the District Can Include as Required:
July 31, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced yesterday that federal aid has been made available for the District of Columbia to supplement the local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms during the period of June 29 to July 1, 2012. Federal funding is available to the District of Columbia and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms in the District of Columbia.