Tropical Storm Idalia: FEMA Emergency Assistance Authorization
DECLARED AUGUST 28, 2023
INCIDENT: Tropical Storm Idalia
INCIDENT PERIOD: August 27, 2023, and continuing
DATE REQUESTED BY GOVERNOR: August 27, 2023
FEDERAL COORDINATING OFFICER: Brett H. Howard
National FCO Program
DESIGNATIONS AND TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, FEMA is authorized to provide emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program at 75 percent federal funding.
This assistance is for the counties of Alachua, Bay, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla Counties.
OTHER: Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further evaluation.
Note: This is an emergency declaration.
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