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President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency in Florida as the state prepares for Hurricane Michael to make landfall on the Panhandle.
Axar.az reports that the declaration authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and to provide assistance for required emergency to save lives and protect property, public health, and safety, according to a White House news release.
The federal government will fund 75 percent of debris removal and emergency protective measures in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla counties, according to the release. The government will fund 75 percent of emergency protective measures in Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Escambia, Gilchrist, Hernando, Hillsborough, Holmes, Lafayette, Levy, Manatee, Okaloosa, Pasco, Pinellas, Santa Rosa, Union, Walton and Washington counties.
2018.10.10 / 10:19