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Delaware Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms (DR-1896)

Incident period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 31, 2010

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October 18, 2010 - News Release

SMYRNA, Del. -- The catastrophic winter storms that overwhelmed Delaware in February left the state blanketed with record and near record snow amounts between February 5 and February11.  The result was a presidential disaster declaration on March 31, 2010 which, to date, has resulted in federal grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) totaling more than $7.6 million dollars.

May 25, 2010 - News Release

SMYRNA, Del. -- As a result of the severe winter storms and snowstorms which blanketed portions of the State of Delaware in February, a Federal disaster declaration was signed by the President.  Under the declaration, certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) may be eligible to receive Federal aid when they meet certain Public Assistance (PA) criteria. The deadline to apply for assistance is May 31, 2010.

April 30, 2010 - News Release

SMYRNA, Del. – As a result of the severe winter storms and snowstorms that blanketed portions of the State of Delaware in February, a Federal disaster declaration was signed by the President.  Under the declaration, certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) may be eligible to receive Federal assistance when they meet certain Public Assistance (PA) criteria.

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 $9,201,061.54 $7,699,691.39 $1,449,413.90
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:56 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Delaware, FEMA-1896-DR (PDF 22KB)