President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Federal Cost-Share for Alaska

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HQ-22-136
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September 29, 2022

WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced today that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional disaster assistance available to the state of Alaska to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm, flooding and landslides from Sept. 15-20, 2022.

The President authorized the federal cost-share for emergency protective measures to be increased from 75% to 100% for the first 30 days of the incident period. In the major disaster declaration issued for the state of Alaska, federal funding was made available for public assistance, the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and other needs assistance for total eligible costs.         

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Last updated September 29, 2022