[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 108 (Monday, June 6, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 32369]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-13913]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-3321-EM; Docket ID FEMA-2011-0001]


Tennessee; Emergency and Related Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an 
emergency for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-3321-EM), dated May 4, 2011, 
and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: May 4, 2011.

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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter 
dated May 4, 2011, the President issued an emergency declaration under 
the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (the Stafford Act), as follows:

    I have determined that the emergency conditions in certain areas 
of the State of Tennessee resulting from flooding beginning on April 
26, 2011, and continuing, are 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 et seq. 
(``the Stafford Act''). Therefore, I declare that such an emergency 
exists in the State of Tennessee.
    You are authorized to provide appropriate assistance for 
required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the 
Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public 
health and safety, and to lessen or avert the threat of a 
catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, you are 
authorized to provide assistance for emergency protective measures 
(Category B), limited to direct Federal assistance, under the Public 
Assistance program. This assistance excludes regular time costs for 
subgrantees' regular employees.
    Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is 
supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for 
Public Assistance will be limited to 75 percent of the total 
eligible costs. 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 emergency 
assistance and administrative expenses.
    Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration 
for the approved assistance 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 Administrator, Department 
of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, W. 
Montague Winfield, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal 
Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency.
    The following areas of the State of Tennessee have been designated 
as adversely affected by this declared emergency:

    Dyer, Lake, Shelby, and Stewart Counties for emergency 
protective measures (Category B), limited to direct Federal 
assistance, under the Public Assistance 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.

W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2011-13913 Filed 6-3-11; 8:45 am]
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