Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 23, 2019
President Donald J. Trump Amends Florida Disaster Declaration
Today, President Donald J. Trump made additional disaster assistance available to the State of Florida by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for Public Assistance projects undertaken in the State of Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma during the period of September 4 to October 18, 2017.
Under the President’s order today, the Federal share for Public Assistance has been increased to 90 percent of the total eligible costs, except assistance previously approved at 100 percent.
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