Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, (FEMA-1430-DR), dated August 6, 2002, and related determinations.
October 14, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
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 August 6, 2002, Federal funding for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program has now been increased from 90 percent to 100 percent of total eligible costs for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. This cost share is effective as of the date of the President's major disaster declaration.Start Signature
(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.
[FR Doc. 03-27053 Filed 10-27-03; 8:45 am]
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