WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of Alabama to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Isaac during the period of August 26 to September 5, 2012.
Federal funding also 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 Hurricane Isaac in the counties of Baldwin, Mobile, and Pickens.
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.
Joe M. Girot has been named Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. Girot 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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