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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Delaware

Release Date Release Number
HQ-21-232
Release Date:
October 25, 2021

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Delaware to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by remnants of Hurricane Ida, Sept. 1-7, 2021.

Federal funding 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 the remnants of Hurricane Ida in New Castle County.

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

Mark Kenneth O’Hanlon has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas. Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further assessments.

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Last updated October 27, 2021