District of Columbia (DC) 56th Presidential Inauguration (EM-3300)
Incident period: January 17, 2009 to January 21, 2009
Emergency Declaration declared on January 13, 2009
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January 13, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The President today declared an emergency exists in the District of Columbia and ordered federal aid to supplement the District's response efforts in support of the 56th Presidential Inauguration. The declaration makes available funding and support for the purposes of ensuring the District of Columbia and the federal government are optimally prepared and postured to respond to the 56th Presidential Inauguration, beginning on January 17 through January 21.