Emporia, Kan. -- State and federal officials urge Kansas residents who lost power or had damage done to their meter boxes or electrical wires during the severe ice storms that began Jan 29, to call the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and register for disaster assistance. The deadline to register is April 8, 2002.
Emporia, Kan. -- For residents wishing to meet with disaster assistance program specialists the time to visit the Disaster Recovery Centers is now. State and federal officials have announced that the Argentine and Overland Park Centers will be closing on Wednesday, March 6, at the end of the day. The centers were established to provide residents with information on disaster assistance for damages resulting from the severe ice storms that began Jan. 29.
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 ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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