THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    June 11, 2009
The President today made additional disaster assistance available to the State of Iowa which was impacted by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of May 25 to August 13, 2008, by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program.
Under the President's order today, the Federal share for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program has been increased to 100 percent Federal funding for the first 14 days of the disaster beginning on May 25, 2008.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FEMA (202) 646-4600.
 

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