Biden Approves Disaster Declaration for Maryland Related to Tropical Storm

February 8, 2021

President Joe Biden approved a disaster declaration for Maryland and ordered federal assistance for recovery effort in areas affected by Tropical Storm Isaias in August.

Federal funding will be available to state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for emergency work and repair of facilities damaged by the storm in Calvert, Dorchester and St. Mary’s counties.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide, the White House said.

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

Topics Catastrophe Natural Disasters Windstorm Maryland

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