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President Donald J. Trump Amends Texas Disaster Declaration

Release Date: September 3, 2017

For Immediate Release
FEMA News Desk
Phone: 202-646-3272

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump today made additional disaster assistance available to the state of Texas by authorizing an increase in federal funding for certain eligible costs.

The President’s action today authorizes 90 percent Federal cost share for debris removal, including direct Federal assistance; and a 100 percent Federal cost share for emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, for 30 days from the start of the incident period, and then a 90 percent Federal cost share thereafter.

Under the President’s major disaster declaration issued for the state of Texas on August 25, 2017, federal funding was made available for Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and Other Needs Assistance Programs at 75 percent federal funding of total eligible costs. 

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Last Updated: 02/05/2021
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