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President Trump approves North Carolina’s disaster declaration

Federal funding will be sent to those areas affected by the pandemic
Posted: 9:46 AM, Mar 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-26 09:50:25-04
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Virus Outbreak North Carolina
Virus Outbreak North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA - President Trump declared that a major disaster exists in North Carolina and ordered federal assistance to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by the pandemic.

The president’s action makes federal funding available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, for all areas in North Carolina impacted by coronavirus.

Pete Gaynor, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, named Ms. Gracia B. Szczech as the Federal Coordinating Officer for Federal recovery operations in the affected areas.

Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further assessments.

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