FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for South Carolina

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of South Carolina to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding from Feb. 6 to 13, 2020.
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President’s action makes federal funding available to the state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair and replacement of facilities damaged by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding in Anderson,

Chester, Greenville, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens and Spartanburg counties.

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

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

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