President Obama Signs District of Columbia Disaster Declaration [November 8, 2011] [open pdf - 11KB]
On November 8, 2011 President Obama declared a major disaster for the District of Columbia due to damages resulting from an earthquake during August 23-28, 2011. Federal funding is available for relief efforts. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may make additional funding available based upon further damage assessments.
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