Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.
FEMA gives notice that the countywide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2008, will be increased.
Effective Date: October 1, 2008, and applies to major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2008.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
James A. Walke, Disaster Assistance Start Printed Page 60303Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3834.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Response and Recovery Directorate Policy No. 9122.1 provides that FEMA will adjust the countywide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program to reflect annual changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the Department of Labor.
FEMA gives notice of an increase in the countywide per capita impact indicator to $3.28 for all disasters declared on or after October 1, 2008.
FEMA bases the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 5.4 percent for the 12-month period ended in August 2008. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on September 16, 2008.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.036, Public Assistance Grants.Start Signature
R. David Paulison,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. E8-24064 Filed 10-9-08; 8:45 am]
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