President Trump approves disaster declaration for Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) - President Trump approved a request from Florida for a disaster declaration ordering federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts.

The action makes federal funding available in nine counties, including Miami-Dade and Hillsborough, which covers Tampa.

Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs.


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