SALEM, Ore. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities via the Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), or Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs.
A public notice for the current disaster recovery mission is attached and posted on the following two websites:
• The Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) site: https://www.oregon.gov/oem/Pages/default.aspx
• The FEMA disaster-specific site: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4519/notices
This initial public notice addresses the agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the Feb. 5-9, 2020, severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides in Oregon. This public notice concerns activities that may affect historic properties, activities that are located in or may affect wetland areas or the 100-year floodplain, and critical actions within the 500-year floodplain. The notice describes the agency’s legal requirement to include the public in its evaluation of proposed activities’ impact to or by floodplains and wetlands; and affects to historic resources.
This may be the only public notice provided regarding these FEMA actions. Questions should be directed to FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph Diemont at Dolph.Diemont@fema.dhs.gov.
FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
The mission of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is to lead statewide efforts to develop and enhance preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation capabilities to protect the lives, property and environment of the whole community.