(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
On Saturday, President Joe Biden authorized federal assistance
as Florida prepares for impacts resulting from Tropical Storm Ian,
forecast to strengthen to a hurricane in the coming days, Trend reports citing
Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a State of Emergency for all of
The Federal Emergency Management Agency along with the
Department of Homeland Security will assist in providing resources
to help areas that could be impacted.
Federal funding is among emergency protective measures under the
Public Assistance program that will be provided.
WESH was told Biden has postponed his trip to Florida as storm
preparations are underway.
He was previously planning to travel to Orlando on Sept. 27 for
a Democratic National Committee rally, according to the White
House. The Democratic National Committee rally was also canceled
due to Tropical Storm Ian.
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