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Emergency Advance Measures for Flood Prevention

Public Law 84-99 Code 500 Program
Number: 12.111
Agency: Department of Defense
Office: Department of the Army, Office of the Chief of Engineers


This CFDA program description was not updated by the issuing agency in Fiscal Year 2009. Please contact the issuing agency listed under "Information Contacts" for more information.

Program Information 

Program Number/Title (010):
12.111 Emergency Advance Measures for Flood Prevention
Federal Agency (030):
Authorization (040):
Flood Control Act of 1941, Public Law 84-99, Public Law 77-228, as amended; Public Laws 87-874, 93-251, 95-51, 100-45, 101- 640, and 99-662, 33 U.S.C. 701n.
Objectives (050):
To perform activities prior to flooding or flood fight that would assist in protecting against loss of life and damages to property due to flooding.
Types of Assistance (060):
Provision of Specialized Services.
Uses and Use Restrictions (070):
Authorized assistance includes work such as removal of waterway obstructions, work necessary to prevent dam failure, and work necessary to prepare for abnormal snowmelt. There must be an immediate threat of unusual flooding present before advance measures can be considered. Any work performed under this program will be temporary in nature and must have a favorable benefit cost ratio.
Eligibility Requirements (080)
Applicant Eligibility (081):
The Governor of the affected State must request assistance.
Beneficiary Eligibility (082):
All persons living in areas subject to floods.
Credentials/Documentation (083):
Letter from the Governor of the State requesting assistance and detailing State and local efforts. (Such as the use of highway department and manpower or the use of National Guard resources.)
Application and Award Process (090)
Preapplication Coordination (091):
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedures (092):
Written request for advance measures assistance by letter or message from the Governor of the affected State.
Award Procedure (093):
Formal notice of approval and/or disapproval will be furnished the applicant by the District Engineer of the Corps of Engineers.
Deadlines (094):
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time (095):
Varies by situation of request from hours to days after request for assistance is received.
Appeals (096):
Not applicable.
Renewals (097):
Not applicable.
Assistance Consideration (100)
Formula and Matching Requirements (101):
This program has no statutory formula or matching requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance (102):
Not applicable.
Post Assistance Requirements (110)
Reports (111):
Audits (112):
Records (113):
Financial Information (120)
Obligations (122):
(Provision of Specialized Services) FY 07 $0; FY 08 est not reported; and FY 09 est not reported.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance (123):
Not applicable.
Program Accomplishments (130):
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature (140):
Engineer Regulation 500- 1-1 pamphlets, and statements available on request from the District or Division Engineers offices of the Corps of Engineers.
Information Contacts (150)
Regional or Local Office (151) :
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Division or District Engineers Offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office (152):
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: CECW-OE, Washington, DC 20314. Telephone: (202) 272-0251. FTS is not available.
Website Address (153):
Examples of Funded Projects (170):
Emergency drawdown of Spirit Lake, Washington; Emergency levee construction, Utah Lake, Provo, Utah; Temporary levee raising, Cowlitz River, Washington; and levee setback, Red River, Louisiana.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals (180):
Not applicable.