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09/20/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/20/2022 16:51

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Muscogee (Creek) Nation

WASHINGTON­-- FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation to supplement tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding May 2-8, 2022.

Public assistance federal funding is available to the tribal government and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures.

Roland W. Jackson has been named the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas. Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the tribe and warranted by the results of further assessments.