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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Disaster Declaration for the Hoopa Valley Tribe

April 19, 2024

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists for the Hoopa Valley Tribe and ordered Federal aid to supplement the Tribal Nation's efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm from January 30 to January 31, 2024.

Federal funding is available to the Hoopa Valley Tribe certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by a severe winter storm.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures for the Hoopa Valley Tribe.

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 FEMA-NEWS-DESK@FEMA.DHS.GOV.

Joseph R. Biden, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Disaster Declaration for the Hoopa Valley Tribe Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/371331

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