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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians

Release date: 
April 8, 2019
Release Number: 
HQ-19-027

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians to supplement tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from Feb. 14 - 15, 2019.

Federal funding is available to the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged the severe storms and flooding.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians.


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

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Last Updated: 
April 8, 2019 - 18:58