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Kansas Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow (DR-1848)

Incident period: March 26, 2009 to March 29, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 24, 2009

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July 28, 2009 - News Release

WICHITA, Kan. -- Morris County has been added to the list of eligible counties to receive Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a result of severe winter storms and record or near record snow during the period of March 26-29, 2009. Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Karl said the assistance was approved based on a review of damage data gathered by federal, state and local disaster officials.

July 9, 2009 - News Release

WICHITA, Kan. -- The Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced a series of public assistance (PA) applicant briefings to help those affected by recent severe weather events apply for federal disaster recovery assistance.

June 24, 2009 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State of Kansas and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and record or near record snow during the period of March 26-29, 2009.

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 $12,436,207.30 $1,616,896.05 $10,567,032.73
Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 06:41 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Kansas, FEMA-1848-DR (PDF 51KB)