June 16, 2024
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Disaster Declaration for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Disaster Declaration for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and ordered federal aid to supplement the Tribal Nation’s efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from January 31 toFebruary 9, 2024. Federal funding is available to the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and […]

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Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and ordered federal aid to supplement the Tribal Nation’s efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from January 31 to
February 9, 2024.
 
Federal funding is available to the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms and flooding.
 
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians.
 
Mr. Andrew F. Grant of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been appointed to coordinate Federal recovery operations in the affected areas. 
 
Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the Tribal Nation and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.
 
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/presidential-actions/2024/04/19/president-joseph-r-biden-jr-approves-disaster-declaration-for-the-morongo-band-of-mission-indians/

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