KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Following additional damage assessments, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved Public Assistance funding for Thomas County in the state of Nebraska to help local governments recover from damage associated with the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes May 4 ? 19, 2007.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents who need to make repairs to or rebuild their damaged homes as a result of the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes of May 4 - 19 have a responsibility to themselves, their families and their neighbors to rebuild in a way that reduces future flood and storm losses. This is called 'mitigation'.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents of Nebraska have witnessed how disasters threaten more than personal property and homes. The severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that occurred May 4 through May 19 damaged public buildings, utility systems, bridges, roads, and culverts, not to mention disrupting communications and emergency services. President Bush signed a federal disaster declaration on June 6, 2007 authorizing the release of grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) program to help affected communities recover.
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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