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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Donald J. Trump Approves Wyoming Disaster Declaration

Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Wyoming and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from June 7 to June 22, 2017.
 
Federal funding is available to State, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the flooding in the counties of Fremont and Park and the Wind River Reservation within Fremont County.
 
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.   
 
Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, named Thomas J. McCool as 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 State and warranted by the results of further damage assessments. 
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION MEDIA SHOULD CONTACT THE FEMA NEWS DESK AT (202) 646-3272 OR FEMA-NEWS-DESK@FEMA.DHS.GOV