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a region whose population is affected by a general disaster

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If a disaster declaration is declared, grant assistance would be made available to state and local governments, as well as certain non-profit organizations, to reimburse costs incurred for emergency work and the repair or replacement of damaged facilities.
Holcomb's disaster declaration will bolster efforts to assist residents affected by lead and arsenic contamination around the U.
Abbott made a disaster declaration for nine counties: Harris, Bastrop, Colorado, Fort Bend, Grimes, Montgomery, Waller, Wharton and Austin.
The congressman has been working to find a way to secure funding to supplement the federal disaster declaration for New England's groundfish industry, but it is still an uphill battle," Lauren Amendolara, a spokeswoman for Mr.
He should also prepare to issue another disaster declaration for this year's salmon season restrictions.
For example, in several instances the code for the incident type and the description of the disaster declaration did not match.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster declaration for Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Kern counties covers the time between Dec.
Here we examine whether congressional and presidential influences affect the rate of disaster declaration and the allocation of federal disaster relief payments made by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Under SBA's disaster declaration, fishermen, fish industry businesses and businesses dependent on the fishing economy may apply for low-interest federal disaster loans until July 24.
By law, roughly 15 percent of the federal cost of a disaster declaration is made available to states to initiate risk reduction and prevention measures, FEMA said.
The second amendment would reduce the federal share for assistance when a state or local government does not complete the processing of eligible disaster assistance claims within three years of a disaster declaration.
Mills issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for the entire state of Connecticut, which was affected by Tropical Storm Irene beginning on Aug.
The disaster declaration was issued earlier today for the Hinchinbrook Shire Council Local Government area following flooding which has impacted homes around Ingham and Halifax.
The state of Massachusetts is still waiting for its official disaster declaration, even though Gov.
Rick Perry, and the Obama administration that began in April when Perry submitted a broad request that 252 of Texas' 254 counties be given a Major Disaster Declaration because of large wildfires burning throughout the state.
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