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President Declares Disaster for Michigan

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18 junio, 2013
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Michigan to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by flooding during the period of April 16 to May 14, 2013.

The President's action makes federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by flooding in Allegan, Baraga, Barry, Gogebic, Houghton, Ionia, Kent, Keweenaw, Marquette, Midland, Muskegon, Newaygo, Ontonagon, Osceola, Ottawa, and Saginaw counties.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.

Mark A. Neveau has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area.  Neveau said additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.

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18 junio, 2013 - 19:55
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