Disaster assistance: Countrywide per capita impact indicator; adjustment,

 
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[Federal Register: October 7, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 194)]

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Notice of Adjustment of Countywide Per Capita Impact Indicator

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice.

SUMMARY: FEMA gives notice that the countywide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2005 will be increased.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2005 and applies to major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James A. Walke, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646- 3834.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Response and Recovery Directorate Policy No. 9122.1 provides that FEMA will adjust the countywide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program to reflect annual changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the Department of Labor.

FEMA gives notice of an increase in the countywide per capita impact indicator to $2.94 for all disasters declared on or after October 1, 2005.

FEMA bases the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 3.6 percent for the 12-month period ended in August 2005. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on September 15, 2005.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.036, Public Assistance Grants.) R. David Paulison, Acting Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security.

[FR Doc. 05-20293 Filed 10-6-05; 8:45 am]

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