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FEMA Declares Individual Assistance for St. Johns County

Late Monday, October 17, FEMA approved Counties individual assistance (IA) for those affected by Hurricane Matthew in St. Johns, Flagler, Volusia and Putnam. The action was something city officials had been pushing for along with St. Johns County officials,

This declaration by FEMA opens up opportunities for relief from the federal government through FEMA.

Those impacted by the storm should still work with their own insurance carriers first, but will want to Contact FEMA to initiate that process by visiting the FEMA Website for general information on services and assistance.

SUMMARY : This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA- 4283-DR) , dated October 8 , 2016 , and related determinations .

EFFECTIVE DATE : October 17 , 2016 .

Dean Webster , Office of Response and Recovery , Federal Emergency Management Agency
500 C Street , SW , Washington , DC 20472 , (202) 646-2833 .

The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida is hereby amended to include the Individual Assistance program for the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of October 8 , 2016 .

Flagler , St . Johns , and Volusia Counties for Individual Assistance (already designated for assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and Bl , including direct federal assistance , under the Public Assistance program). Putnam County for Individual 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 .

Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency .