[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 141 (Friday, July 22, 2011)]
[Page 44028]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18616]

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-1997-DR; Docket ID FEMA-2011-0001]

Indiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major 
disaster for the State of Indiana (FEMA-1997-DR), dated June 23, 2011, 
and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: June 23, 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 June 23, 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 determined that the damage in certain areas of the State 
of Indiana resulting from severe storms, tornadoes, and straight 
line winds occurring on April 19, 2011, and April 22 to May 2, 2011, 
and flooding resulting from those storms beginning on April 19, 
2011, and continuing, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to 
warrant a major disaster 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 a major 
disaster exists in the State of Indiana.
    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 Public Assistance in the 
designated areas and Hazard Mitigation throughout the State. 
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.
    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, under 
Executive Order 12148, as amended, Donald L. Keldson, of FEMA is 
appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major 
    The following areas of the State of Indiana have been designated as 
adversely affected by this major disaster:

    Benton, Clark, Crawford, Daviess, Dearborn, Dubois, Floyd, 
Franklin, Gibson, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Knox, 
Martin, Monroe, Ohio, Orange, Parke, Perry, Pike, Posey, Putnam, 
Ripley, Scott, Spencer, Starke, Sullivan, Switzerland, Vanderburgh, 
Warrick, and Washington Counties for Public Assistance.

    All counties within the State of Indiana 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.

    Dated: July 18, 2011.
W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2011-18616 Filed 7-21-11; 8:45 am]