Today, President Donald J. Trump made additional disaster assistance available to the Resighini Rancheria by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for Public Assistance projects undertaken as a result of flooding during the period of February 8-11, 2017.

Under the President’s major disaster declaration issued for the Resighini Rancheria on May 2, 2017, Federal funding was made available for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation at 75 percent Federal funding of the total eligible costs.

Under the President’s order today, the Federal share for Public Assistance has been increased to 90 percent of the total eligible costs.

For further information media should contact the FEMA News Desk at (202) 646-3272 or FEMA-NEWS-DESK@FEMA.DHS.GOV.