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President Donald J. Trump Amends State of Florida Disaster Declaration

Release date: 
October 14, 2018
Release Number: 
HQ-18-154

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced additional disaster assistance is available to the state of Florida.  The additional assistance authorizes an increase in federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, as a result of Hurricane Michael beginning on October 7, 2018, and continuing.

 

The President’s action today authorizes a limited period of 100 percent federal cost share for debris removal, including direct federal assistance, for a 120 hour (five-day) continuous period of the state of Florida’s choosing and then a 75 percent federal cost share thereafter.

 

In addition, a limited period of 100 percent federal cost share is authorized for emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, for a 120 hour (five-day) continuous period of the state of Florida’s choosing and then a 75 percent federal cost share thereafter.

 

 

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Last Updated: 
October 14, 2018 - 17:55