ABSTRACT

Statement on Federal Assistance for Texas from Hurricane Rita [September 21, 2005]   [open pdf - 16KB]

From the Document: "The President today declared an emergency exists in the State of Texas and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Rita beginning on September 20, 2005, and continuing. The President's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives, protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in all 254 counties of the State of Texas."

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2005-09-21
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Public Domain
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White House: http://www.whitehouse.gov
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