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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Typhoon Chata'an (DR-1430)

Incident period: July 04, 2002 to July 05, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 06, 2002


August 7, 2002 - News Release

Washington, D. C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for the Northern Mariana Islands to help local governments on the island of Rota recover from the effects of Typhoon Chata'an. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the aid was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued by President Bush last night following a review of the agency's analysis of the commonwealth's request for federal relief.

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 $734,518.39 $202,508.57 $295,399.76
Last Updated: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 06:29 (Updated daily)
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