U.S. President Biden Amends Florida Disaster Declaration

The White House

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional disaster assistance available to the State of Florida by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures undertaken in the State of Florida as a result of Hurricane Ian beginning September 23, 2022, and continuing.

Under the President’s major disaster declaration issued for the State of Florida on September 29, 2022, Federal funding was made available for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, at 100 percent of the total eligible costs for a period of 30 days from the start of the incident period.

Under the President’s order today, the time period for 100 percent Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, has been extended for an additional 30-day period.

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