Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Connecticut (FEMA-3266-EM), dated May 2, 2006, and related determinations.
Effective Date: May 2, 2006.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, in a letter dated May 2, 2006, the President declared an emergency declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows:Start Printed Page 29347
I have determined that the impact in certain areas of the State of Connecticut resulting from the record snowfall during the period of February 11-12, 2006, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such an emergency exists in the State of Connecticut.
In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses.
You are authorized to provide emergency protective measures under the Public Assistance program to save lives and protect public health, safety, and property. Other forms of assistance under Title V of the Stafford Act may be added at a later date, as you deem appropriate. This emergency assistance will be provided for any continuous 48-hour period during or proximate to the incident period. You may extend the period of assistance, as warranted. This assistance excludes regular time costs for sub-grantees' regular employees. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provide under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs in the designated areas. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Acting Director, Department of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Kevin Merli, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency.
I do hereby determine the following areas of the State of Connecticut to have been affected adversely by this declared emergency: The counties of Fairfield, Hartford, New Haven, Tolland, and Windham for emergency protective measures (Category B) under the Public Assistance program for any continuous 48-hour period during or proximate to the incident period.
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.036, Disaster Assistance.)Start Signature
R. David Paulison,
Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E6-7738 Filed 5-19-06; 8:45 am]
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