Helena, Mont. – Petroleum County was added Friday, September 21, 2018, to the federal disaster declaration issued by President Trump on August 30 in response to Montana flooding from April 12 to May 6, 2018.As a result of the declaration, federal funding is 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.
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Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Montana.Assistance for State, Tribal, and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Montana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from April 12 to May 6, 2018.Federal funding is available to the state, tribal, 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 Blaine, Hill, Liberty, Pondera, Toole, and Valley counties.