FEMA: President Trump Approves Emergency Disaster Declaration for Hawaii

 FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Douglas from July 23, 2020 and continuing.

Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency protective measures (Category B), limited to direct federal assistance and reimbursement for mass care including evacuation and shelter support at 75 percent federal funding by the hurricane in Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, and Honolulu counties.

Dolph A. Diemont has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal response operations in the affected area. Diemont said additional designations may be made at a later date if warranted by the results of damage assessments

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