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Biden approves Florida disaster declaration

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President Biden approved a disaster declaration Thursday morning for the state of Florida as Tropical Storm Ian continues to cause chaos and mass destruction in the state. The president’s declaration allows federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by the storm, which made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on Wednesday. The federal funding is also made available to affected individuals in several hard-hit counties, including Hillsborough, Lee and Sarasota, among others.
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Biden OKs disaster funds for Florida amid Hurricane Ian

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden approved federal disaster funds for nine Florida counties in the wake of Hurricane Ian, the White House said on Thursday, adding that more areas could be approved later as officials evaluate the damage following the storm. "Damage assessments are continuing in other areas, and additional areas may be designated for assistance after the assessments

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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‘Many families are hurting’: Hurricane Ian lumbers toward South Carolina

Officials are warning that Hurricane Ian will be a problem for much of South Carolina after it regained hurricane-level strength following a day of destruction across a cross-section of Florida.

2 months ago·Sydney, Australia
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Biden approves Florida disaster declaration

President Biden approved a disaster declaration Thursday morning for the state of Florida as Tropical Storm Ian continues to cause chaos and mass destruction in the state. The president’s declaration allows federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by the storm, which made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Biden signs Florida disaster declaration after Hurricane Ian hits state

President Biden on Thursday signed a disaster declaration for Florida that makes available federal aid and emergency assistance after Hurricane Ian slammed the state.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Florida disaster may be 'deadliest' – Biden

Hurricane Ian might turn out to be “deadliest” hurricane in Florida’s history, US President Joe Biden has said

2 months ago·Russian Federation
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Biden approves disaster declaration for Florida

President Biden approved a disaster declaration for Florida on Thursday morning as Tropical Storm Ian makes its way across the state, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. NBC News’ Josh Lederman explains how the White House is responding to the devastation brought by the hurricane and what kind of relief the president is offering to Florida.

2 months ago·United States
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