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Guam; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.




This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the Territory of Guam, (FEMA-1446-DR), dated December 8, 2002, and related determinations.


October 14, 2003.

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Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.

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Notice is hereby given that special conditions are warranted regarding the cost-sharing arrangements concerning Federal funds provided under the authority of Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5206 (Stafford Act). Therefore, consistent with the Insular Areas Act, 48 U.S.C. 1469a(d), and the President's declaration letter dated December 8, 2002, the Federal share of total eligible costs for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B) under Public Assistance, including direct Federal assistance, and the Other Needs Assistance under the Individuals and Households Program is increased from 90 percent to 100 percent. Federal funding for Public Assistance Categories C through G, and the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program remain at 90 percent and the Territory and local contribution at 10 percent. These cost shares are effective as of the date of the President's major disaster declaration.

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(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 83.537, Community Disaster Loans; 83.538, Cora Brown Fund Program; 83.539, Crisis Counseling; 83.540, Disaster Legal Services Program; 83.541, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 83.542, Fire Suppression Assistance; 83.543, Individual and Family Grant (IFG) Program; 83.544, Public Assistance Grants; 83.545, Disaster Housing Program; 83.548, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.)

Michael D. Brown,

Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response.

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[FR Doc. 03-27052 Filed 10-24-03; 8:45 am]