President Trump declares state of disaster in SC after Florence

President Trump declares state of disaster in SC after Florence

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Following a request from Governor Henry McMaster, President Donald Trump declared a state of disaster for South Carolina.

The official release, sent Monday, says:

In response to Governor Henry McMaster's request, President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the state of South Carolina and approved federal reimbursement through FEMA for costs associated with emergency, life-safety actions during Hurricane Florence.

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