Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Connecticut (FEMA-4023-DR), dated September 2, 2011, and related determinations.
Effective Date: September 2, 2011.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Peggy Miller, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3886.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated September 2, 2011, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the “Stafford Act”), as follows:
I have declared a major disaster under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the “Stafford Act”), for the State of Connecticut due to damage resulting from Tropical Storm Irene beginning on August 27, 2011, and continuing. I have authorized Federal relief and recovery assistance in the affected area.
Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be provided. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs in the designated areas.
The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will coordinate Federal assistance efforts and designate specific areas eligible for such assistance. The Federal Coordinating Officer will be Mr. Gary Stanley of FEMA. He will consult with you and assist in the execution of the FEMA-State Agreement for disaster assistance governing the expenditure of Federal funds.
The time period prescribed for the implementation of section 310(a), Priority to Certain Applications for Public Facility and Public Housing Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 5153, shall be for a period not to exceed six months after the date of this declaration.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Gary Stanley, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster.
The following areas of the State of Connecticut have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster:
Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, and New London Counties for Public Assistance. Direct federal assistance is authorized.
All counties within the State of Connecticut are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households in Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance—Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant.Start Signature
W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2011-25136 Filed 9-28-11; 8:45 am]
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