California Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Early February Storms
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SACRAMENTO ~ In a recent announcement, it was revealed that President Biden has granted Governor Gavin Newsom's request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration in response to the severe storms that hit California in early February. The declaration will provide much-needed support for ongoing recovery efforts in the affected areas, including Butte, Glenn, Los Angeles, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Sutter and Ventura counties.

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Governor Newsom expressed his gratitude for the approval of the declaration, stating that it will bring in additional resources to aid local communities in their recovery from the devastating impacts of the storms. He also thanked the Biden-Harris Administration for their continued partnership and support.

The declaration includes federal public assistance funding to assist state, tribal and local governments with emergency response and recovery costs. It also allocates funds for hazard mitigation efforts across the state. This declaration is a crucial step towards helping California bounce back from the destructive effects of these natural disasters.

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