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District of Columbia (DC) Severe Storms (DR-1338)

Incident period: August 07, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 17, 2000


August 17, 2000 - News Release

Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available today to help the District of Columbia recover from the effects of severe thunderstorms that occurred on August 7, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the aid under a major disaster declaration issued this afternoon following a review of the agency's analysis of the District's recent request for federal aid.

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 $297,203.25 $294,142.30 $3,060.95
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 06:45 (Updated daily)