[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 222 (Friday, November 16, 2012)]
[Pages 68798-68799]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-27877]



Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA-3354-EM;Docket ID FEMA-2012-0002]

New Jersey; 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 New Jersey (FEMA-3354-EM), dated October 28, 
2012, and related determinations.

DATES: Effective Date: October 28, 2012.

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 October 28, 2012, 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 

    I have determined that the emergency conditions in certain areas 
of the State of New Jersey resulting from Hurricane Sandy beginning 
on October 26, 2012, 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 New Jersey.
    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.
    Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is 
supplemental, any

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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 
    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, 
Elizabeth Turner, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal 
Coordinating Officer for this declared emergency.

    The following areas of the State of New Jersey have been designated 
as adversely affected by this declared emergency:

    All counties in the State of New Jersey 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. 2012-27877 Filed 11-15-12; 8:45 am]