President Biden Approves Emergency Declaration for California Due To Severe Winter Storms

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The recent storms have been so intense in California that President Binden had taken notice.

The president approved an emergency declaration for California today due to the states severe winter storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides.

Full details in the FEMA press release below.


We don’t remember this ever happening here…

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Emergency Declaration for California
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to emergency conditions resulting from severe winter storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides beginning March 9, 2023, and continuing.


The President’s action authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts to alleviate the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance to save lives, to protect property and safety and to lessen or avert the threat of catastrophe in the counties of Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Madera, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Francisco, San Mateo, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Sierra, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne and Yuba.


Specifically, FEMA is authorized to identify, mobilize and provide at its discretion, equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impacts of the emergency. Emergency protective measures limited to direct federal assistance, under the public assistance program will be provided at 75% federal funding.


Andrew F. Grant has been named the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas.

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