Notification of Amendment No. 4 to the Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Montana (FEMA-1996-DR)

Good Afternoon,

This email is to notify you that the major disaster declaration for the State of Montana, FEMA-1996-DR, has been amended designating Blaine, Broadwater, Carter, Chouteau, Fallon, Flathead, Golden Valley, Madison, Park, Phillips, Pondera, Powell, Rosebud, Toole, and Wibaux Counties and the Fort Peck Reservation for Individual Assistance (already designated for Public Assistance).

STATE OF MONTANA

FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FACT SHEET

August 24, 2011

On June 17, 2011, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Montana, triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from the Severe Storms occurring April 3, 8, 22, 26, and 30, 2011; May 9-10, 18-21, and 30, 2011; and flooding resulting from those storms beginning on April 4, 2011, through July 22, 2011. This disaster declaration has been amended as indicated below in bold. Details of the disaster declaration and assistance programs are as follows:

Declaration Number: FEMA-1996-DR

Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding

Incident Period: Severe storms occurring April 3, 8, 22, 26, and 30, 2011; May 9-10, 18-21, and 30, 2011 and flooding resulting from those storms beginning on April 4, 2011, through July 22, 2011

Federal Coordinating Officer: Douglas G. Mayne
National FCO Program

Individual Assistance (IA): Assistance to individuals and households.

IA-Designated Counties: Big Horn, Blaine, Broadwater, Carbon, Carter, Cascade, Chouteau, Custer, Fallon, Fergus, Flathead, Garfield, Golden Valley, Hill, Jefferson, Judith Basin, Lewis and Clark, Madison, Missoula, Musselshell, Park, Petroleum, Phillips, Pondera, Powell, Rosebud, Sweet Grass, Toole, Valley, Wibaux, and Yellowstone Counties and the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Crow Indian Reservation, Fort Belknap Reservation, and Fort Peck Reservation.

Toll-free Tele-registration number for disaster survivors: 1-800-621-3362, TTD 1-800-462-7585.

Public Assistance: Assistance for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities:

Designated Counties: Big Horn, Blaine, Broadwater, Carbon, Carter, Cascade, Chouteau, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Deer Lodge, Fallon, Fergus, Flathead, Garfield, Glacier, Golden Valley, Granite, Hill, Jefferson, Judith Basin, Lewis and Clark, Liberty, Madison, McCone, Meagher, Musselshell, Park, Petroleum, Phillips, Pondera, Powder River, Powell, Prairie, Ravalli, Richland, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sheridan, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Teton, Toole, Treasure, Valley, Wheatland, Wibaux, and Yellowstone Counties, and the Blackfeet Indian, Crow, Fort Belknap, Northern Cheyenne, and Rocky Boy's Reservations.

Hazard Mitigation: Assistance for actions taken to prevent or reduce long-term risk to life and property from natural hazards.

Designated Counties: All counties and Indian Tribes in the State of Montana are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

OTHER: Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the State and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.

If you have any questions or need additional information on this Federal disaster declaration, please contact Jason Nelson at (202) 646-4500, FAX number (202) 646-3600.



Jason A. Nelson
Chief, Disaster Response Branch
Legislative Affairs Division
Office of External Affairs
DHS/FEMA
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