[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 112 (Friday, June 10, 2011)]
[Page 34089]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-14362]

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-3322-EM; Docket ID FEMA-2011-0001]

Louisiana; Emergency and Related Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an 
emergency for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3322-EM), dated May 6, 2011, 
and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: May 6, 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 6, 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. 5121-5208 (the Stafford Act), as follows:

    I have determined that the emergency conditions in certain areas 
of the State of Louisiana resulting from flooding beginning on April 
25, 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 Louisiana.
    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 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, Gerard 
M. Stolar, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating 
Officer for this declared emergency.
    The following areas of the State of Louisiana have been designated 
as adversely affected by this declared emergency:

    The parishes of Avoyelles, Ascension, Assumption, Catahoula, 
Concordia, East Carroll, Iberia, Iberville, LaSalle, Madison, Pointe 
Coupee, East Baton Rouge, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, St. 
Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Tensas, Terrebonne, West Baton Rouge, 
and West Feliciana for emergency protective measures (Category B), 
limited to direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance 
    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.

    Dated: June 3, 2011.
W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2011-14362 Filed 6-9-11; 8:45 am]