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

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December 26, 2023

WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Utah to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding May 1-27, 2023.

Public Assistance federal funding is available to state, tribal 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 flooding in Iron, Morgan, Sanpete, Utah and Wasatch counties.

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

Jon K. Huss has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. 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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