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FEMA announces more assistance to California's major disaster declaration

FEMA announced new help for California as part of the state's wildfire disaster declaration in August.

Posted: Oct 14, 2020 4:33 PM

WASHINGTON - FEMA announced Wednesday additional disaster assistance is available to California as part of the wildfire disaster declared on Aug. 22.

Officials said this assistance allows for additional funding at 100% federal cost-share for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, for 30 continuous days. State officials will determine the 30 days.

This additional funding is available to the state, eligible local governments, and certain private nonprofit organizations.

Previously, federal funding was available at a 75% cost-share for debris removal and emergency protective measures.

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