WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that additional disaster assistance is available to the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska by authorizing an increase in the level of funding for Public Assistance projects as a result of the severe storms and flooding during the period of March 13-April 1, 2019.

As part of the major disaster declaration issued for the Ponce Tribe of Nebraska on June 17, 2019, federal funding was made available for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation projects at a 75% federal cost share. President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. approved an order today changing the federal cost share to 90% for Public Assistance projects.

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