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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Alabama

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November 5, 2018
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WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Michael from October 10 to October 13, 2018.


Federal funding is available to the 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 Michael in of Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Mobile counties.


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


Gerard M. Stolar has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. Stolar said additional designations may be made at a later date if warranted by the results of further damage assessments. 


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Last Updated: 
November 5, 2018 - 17:48