May 30, 2024

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Mississippi Disaster Declaration

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Mississippi Disaster Declaration

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional disaster assistance available to the State of Mississippi by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for emergency work undertaken in the State of Mississippi as a result of severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes during the period of March 24 to March 25, 2023. 

Under the President’s order today, Federal funds for debris removal and emergency protective measures has been increased to 100 percent of the total eligible costs for a continuous 30-day period of the State’s choosing within the first 120 days of the incident period.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION MEDIA SHOULD CONTACT THE  FEMA NEWS DESK AT (202) 646-3272 OR [email protected].

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Official news published at https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/03/31/president-joseph-r-biden-jr-amends-mississippi-disaster-declaration/