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President Biden OKs disaster declaration for May 10 tornadoes, clearing way for FEMA aid

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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President Biden has declared the capital region's May 10 storms and tornadoes to be a major disaster, which means federal funding will soon be available to those affected. The news came in a Tuesday morning press release from the White House. Individual assistance will be available in Leon, and "assistance for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities" will be available in surrounding counties. "Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals...

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