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Agency:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Resource:

(USACE) Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery (PL 84-99)

Overview:

(P. L.. 84-99, as amended) - Provides preparedness, response and recovery assistance, including:

  • Emergency response training and exercises, inspection of non-federal flood risk management projects, and technical assistance with development of response and hazard mitigation plans.
  • Immediate response and recovery assistance from flooding, including technical assistance, issuance of sandbags and/or pumps, construction of emergency measures, and initial repair and restoration of flood risk management projects. Opportunities for nonstructural project implementation may be considered in lieu of levee repair.

All PL 84-99 efforts are supplemental to local, state, and Tribal efforts. Reimbursement or grants are not authorized.

Funding Information:

  • Emergency readiness and response is 100 percent federally funded with some exceptions.
  • Post-flood repair activities are 100 percent federally funded for engineering and design.
  • If eligible, rehabilitation of federal flood and coastal storm risk management projects are 100 percent federally funded.
  • If eligible, rehabilitation of non- federal flood risk management projects are cost shared at 80 percent federal - 20 percent non-federal

Resource Website(s):

https://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Flood-Risk-Management/Flood-Risk-Management-Program/Partners-in-Shared-Responsibility/USACE-Staff/PL-84-99-Rehabilitation-Program/

Keywords:

Local Government, State Government, Tribal, Preparing for Flood Response, Responding to Current Flooding, Recovering from a Flood, Reducing Flood Risk (Mitigation), Technical Assistance

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