PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $10 million to reimburse state and local governments in Maine for costs incurred in four snow storms that hit the state early this year, according to disaster recovery officials. Total aid for the four winter storms is $10,056,005.72.The funds were allocated through FEMA’s Public Assistance program. President George Bush declared the emergencies after a request from Governor John Baldacci following the storms.JANUARY SNOW EMERGENCY
BOSTON, Mass. -- Briefings for local Maine officials to explain the process of applying for federal disaster assistance in the wake of the record and near-record snowfalls of January and February, have been scheduled to start on Friday, March 18th, U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today. The complete schedule is attached.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Maine to supplement the emergency response to the record snowfall that hit the state in late January, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
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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