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President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Connecticut

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January 13, 2021

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Connecticut to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Isaias on Aug. 4, 2020.

Federal funding is also available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency protective measures in Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland and Windham counties and the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Tribe and Mohegan Tribe of Indians.

Lastly, federal funding is available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.

Robert V. Fogel has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal response operations for the affected area. Additional designations may be made later if warranted by further damage assessments.

Last updated March 18, 2021