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Nevada Heavy Rains and Flooding (DR-1583)

Incident period: January 07, 2005 to January 13, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 07, 2005


May 10, 2005 - News Release

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today it has obligated $991,201.68 million in Public Assistance Program funds to reimburse state, county, and local governments for losses suffered from the severe storms and flooding of January 7-13 in Clark and Lincoln Counties.

May 3, 2005 - News Release

LAS VEGAS, Nev -- The Nevada Division of Emergency Management (NDEM) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have scheduled public meetings for Public and Private Non-profit entities in the presidentially declared disaster counties of Lincoln and Clark. The purpose of these meetings is to provide an overview of FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).

March 30, 2005 - News Release

LAS VEGAS, Nev.-- When water from a flood, sewage backup or leaky pipes enters a home, it can create the right environment for mold, mildew and bacteria growth which can adversely affect the health of the home’s inhabitants. Mold is the common term used to describe a downy or furry growth on the surface or organic matter, cause by fungi, especially in the presence of dampness and decay. Mold is often used interchangeably with the word mildew. They are the generic terms that describe a variety of microorganisms, including fungi, algae, rusts, yeasts and bacteria.

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 $3,950,493.46 $797,674.23 $3,149,041.55
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 06:45 (Updated daily)

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