President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

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HQ-22-115
Release Date:
September 2, 2022

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to supplement tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms from July 17-18, 2022.

The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the severe storms.

Federal funding is also available to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and certain non-profit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms.

Lastly, federal funding is available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

Andrew F. Grant is the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. 

Residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated areas can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362. If you use a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA the number for that service.

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Last updated September 2, 2022