PENSACOLA, Fla. – A public notice is now available that addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by Hurricane Sally in Florida, under disaster declaration DR-4564-FL. The notice is now posted on FEMA’s Florida disaster declaration website at https://www.fema.gov/disaster-federal-register-notice/public-notice-001 and the Florida Division of Emergency Management website at https://www.floridadisaster.org/info.
Under the disaster declaration, Bay, Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties were designated for Individual Assistance. Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton and Washington counties were designated for Public Assistance Categories A-G. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) is available statewide. The notice describes proposed activities that may affect historic properties and activities and critical actions that may affect wetlands and floodplains.
For routine activities, this will be the only public notice provided. Interested persons may obtain information about these actions or a specific project by writing to U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency – Region IV - EHP, 3005 Chamblee Tucker Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341-4112 or emailing FEMA-R4EHP@fema.dhs.gov. Comments should be sent in writing to Stephanie Everfield, Regional Environmental Officer, c/o Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Office, at the above address within 15 days of the date of this notice.
FEMA is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through the Public Assistance, Individual Assistance, or Hazard Mitigation Grant programs.