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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Amends Santa Clara Pueblo Disaster Declaration

The President today made additional disaster assistance available to the Santa Clara Pueblo by authorizing an increase in the level of federal funding for Public Assistance projects undertaken by the Santa Clara Pueblo as a result of severe storms and flooding during the period of September 13-16, 2013.

Under the President’s major disaster declaration issued for the Santa Clara Pueblo on October 24, 2013, federal funding was made available for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation at 75 percent federal funding of 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.