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

January 08, 2022

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional disaster assistance available to the Commonwealth of Kentucky by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for emergency work in the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a result of severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and tornadoes from December 10 to December 11, 2021.

Under the President's order on December 15, 2021, Federal funds for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, was increased to 100 percent of the total eligible costs for a 30-day period from the date of declaration.

Under the President's order today, Federal funds for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, has been increased to 100 percent of the total eligible costs for a 30-day period of the Commonwealth's choosing within the first 120 days of the declaration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION MEDIA SHOULD CONTACT THE FEMA NEWS DESK AT (202) 646-3272 OR FEMA-NEWS-DESK@FEMA.DHS.GOV.

Joseph R. Biden, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Kentucky Disaster Declaration Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/354062

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