4720-DR-VT Amendment 004

Notice Date

Billing Code 9111-23-P


Federal Emergency Management Agency 

[Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-4720-DR]

[Docket ID FEMA-2023-0001]

Vermont; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster 


AGENCY:  Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:  Notice.

SUMMARY:  This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Vermont (FEMA-4720-DR), dated July 14, 2023, and related determinations.

DATE: This amendment was issued July 17, 2023.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Manage­ment Agency, 500 C Street, SW, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2833.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated July 17, 2023, the President amended the cost-sharing arrangements regarding Federal funds provided under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the “Stafford Act”), in a letter to Deanne Criswell, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as follows:


I have determined that the damage in the State of Vermont resulting from severe storms and flooding beginning on July 7, 2023, and continuing, is of sufficient severity and magnitude that special cost sharing arrangements are warranted regarding Federal funds provided under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the “Stafford Act”).

Therefore, I amend my declaration of July 14, 2023, to authorize Federal funds for emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance at 100 percent of the total eligible costs for a continuous 30-day period of the State’s choosing within the first 120 days from the start of the incident period.


(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance - Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households - Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants - Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant.





Deanne Criswell,


Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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