FEMA: President Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska to supplement tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storms and flooding from March 13 to April 1, 2019.

The President’s action makes federal funding available to the tribe on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work resulting from the severe storms and flooding.
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.

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

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