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Trump’s emergency limit set at $ 5 million

(FEMA) confirmed today that the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico have set Trump’s emergency limit to $ 5 million.

It will not be until President Donald Trump signs a disaster zone declaration – as requested by Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced on Saturday – that FEMA may begin offering individual assistance and reimbursements to local governments for emergency expenses in which they have incurred in the last days.

Under the emergency declaration signed by Trump last week, FEMA has the authority to “identify, mobilize and provide, at its discretion, the necessary equipment, and resources to alleviate the impacts of the emergency,” protect lives and public safety.

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